What should a primary one child know?
What your child should know before starting Primary One
- Reading and writing. Your child may have learnt his ABCs in Kindergarten, but he will need to know a lot more, such as to:
- Take care of personal belongings.
- Have good personal hygiene.
- Tell the time.
- Know how to handle money.
- Have good manners and etiquette.
- Be organised.
- Go to the toilet on their own.
What is the difference between traditional and innovative curriculum?
Teaching is student-directed, problem-based and/or community-oriented, with several electives. Many of the strategies above are also used in traditional curricula. The main difference between traditional and innovative curricula is whether basic and clinical sciences are vertically integrated or not.
Is reception year compulsory?
Reception class is the first year at primary school, but unlike every other school year, it is not compulsory for your child to attend, but it is a good way to introduce your child to life at school. Your child must attend school from the beginning of the school year following their 5th birthday.
Is ECD compulsory from certain age?
Ramaphosa said ECD would be compulsory for children for a period of two years. “This year, we will migrate responsibility for ECD centres from Social Development to Basic Education, and proceed with the process towards two years of compulsory ECD for all children before they enter Grade 1,” said Ramaphosa.
What are the innovative methods of teaching?
Here are ten ways teachers can create innovative learning spaces.
- Ask Open-Ended Questions.
- Create Flexible Learning Environments.
- Personality Matters: Create A Place For All Learners.
- Use Problem-Finding.
- Let Students Take Risks And Fail.
- Consider A Flipped Classroom Model.