We know that getting ready in the morning and getting every member of the family where they need to be at the right time is challenging. The start of the day is the optimal learning time for growing brains, and we would like to ask for your support as we renew our focus on ensuring all students are at school, each day, on time, ready for learning.
We encourage you to build strong routines with your child to ensure they are at school ready for learning at 9:00am each day. Our teachers pack each minute of classroom time with valuable academic and social-emotional learning, and our students have the best outcomes when they are present in classrooms right from the first bell.
Our teachers have shared insights about what occurs in their classroom at the start of each school day:
Within the first 5-minutes of school, students are:
Within the first 10- to 15-minutes of school, students are:
When students are absent from school for a day, they may have missed:
We appreciate that illness can be commonplace for primary aged children and some absence cannot be avoided. When children are healthy and well, we want to see them at school every day, on time, to form and maintain social connection and ensure learning continuity. If you are having difficulties getting your child to school on time for any reason, please reach out so we can support wherever possible