Welcome to 6JK

6JK Essential Agreement
In 6JK we agree to do the following to make our class a safe and happy place for all of us to learn. We… • think it’s ok to make mistakes and we will use these opportunities to learn. • will respect each person in our class, the ideas we have and our differences that make us special • will always try to try our best and enjoy our learning. • will be responsible for ourselves and our room, and help everyone keep things organized.

Timetables and Lessons
Veracross https://portals.veracross.com/nist Swimming – PE lesson on Days C & E

Library Borrowing Day F, Period 4A

Curriculum
Exhibition
How We Express Ourselves and Where We Are In Place And Time

How We Organise Ourselves

How the World Works

Sharing The Planet

Who We Are

Units of Inquiry – can you help? Do you have expertise in Language and Mathematics related to the Units of Inquiry Some ‘stand alone’ Language and Mathematics

Specialist Classes

Mr Mark Bourgeois Music

Ms Jane Mycroft Physical Education

Mr Brady Cline & Mr Oscar Sala IT

Mr Tony Abbey Drama

Ms Jules White Art

Ms Warunee Prommanuwat Thai Studies

NIST Elementary Counsellors
We provide a comprehensive counseling and guidance program that removes barriers to learning by attending to the personal, social, emotional and developmental needs of all students to ensure that we have happy, healthy, and successful students at NIST. Services are provided through: • classroom guidance lessons • individual/small group counseling • parent and teacher consultations

Shari Dixon EY1, Y1, Y3, Y5 Email: sdixon@nist.ac.th Tel: 02 651 2065 ext 406

Roslin Srikuruwal EY2, Y2, Y4, Y6 Email: rsrikuruwal@nist.ac.th Tel: 02 651 2065 ext 355

English as an Additional Language (EAL)
Ms Kyla Kopperud
kkopperud@nist.ac.th Tel: 02 651 2065 ext 705 Blog: http://blogs.nist.ac.th/eal/ EAL Parent Seminar Tuesday, 18th September for parents Y2-6 EAL Open House Thursday, 11th October during 3 way conferences

Exceptional Learners Support
Year 4 – Year 6

Dr Selena Gallagher sgallagher@nist.ac.th Tel: 02 651 2065 ext. 122  Identification  Differentiated Support  Focused Learning Opportunities
EL Parent Support Group Coffee Morning
Friday 24th August 8am in the Old Library

Year 6 Learning Support

Sandy Dodd

Trish Curtain

Bonnie Juarez

 Collaborative  Inclusive classroom approach  Focused learning groups

Tess Lenaugo

Communication
Communication will be through: Blogs - elementary school and class blogs http://blogs.nist.ac.th/elementary/ http://blogs.nist.ac.th/6jk

Veracross Email

Line of Contact
Start here
Ms Jessica Kirkby Class Teacher

Mr Chad Walsh

Year Level
Co-ordinator

Mr Chris Boreham
Pastoral Issues

Mr Brett Penny
Principal

Ms Kate Grant Curriculum Issues

Home learning A new approach
Monday – Monday • 1 provocation each week • Transdiciplinary • Mother Tongue for EAL learners • Focus on presentation, openness, learning styles

• Reading - 15 minutes • World Language Assignments – 20 minutes

ECAs and Going Home
ECAs – Extra Curricular Activities

Paul Hodgkinson
Activities and Athletics Director

phodgkinson@nist.ac.th
Please ensure your child leaves the school ground at 2.30pm if they are not involved in ECAs.

Camp
More information at our Year 6 Camp Briefing Day and Time will be shared over the next few weeks. This will be held in the evening. Camp Tuesday 20th- Friday 23rd of November Camp Venue: Pung-waan Resort, Kanchanaburi

Exhibition
Transdisciplinary Theme: Where We Are in Place and Time
Please avoid planning holidays/absences between February and May

Transition to Secondary School
Aim: to ease the transition for students and parents for the transition between elementary and secondary school

Planned process of Lessons, Events and Activities planned in co-operation with the Secondary School
Takes place after Exhibition

Veracross
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