26 April 2017 Cheiban Elaro   | News | Year 07   Year 08   Year 09  
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I am pleased to inform you that all students in Years 7, 8 and 9 are now enrolled in a literacy on-line program. It is a wonderful year-long course which students will be encouraged to work through predominantly as homework. For students in Years 8 and 9 this involvement in a continuation of last year’s program.

The program, WordFlyers (www.wordflyers.com.au), is a product developed by Blake Education, the same company that has developed the popular Reading Eggs in primary school. Each student will be working at his own pace and each student will start at his own ability level.

The course will concentrate on developing vocabulary, spelling, reading comprehension, grammar and writing skills. It is compatible with the Australian Curriculum, via the literacy and language strands. And the course involves real world, multi-modal texts. Students will be rewarded as they reach new stages and reports that track the individual’s progress will be generated. It is an excellent way to complement what is being taught, and the skills being developed, in the classroom.

The cost for participating in this program is included in your son’s school contributions for 2017.

If you have any queries, please contact me at school on 9764 3611.

Yours sincerely,

Cheiban Elaro
HT English