Primary Grades is 5 days a week from 8:00am to 2:45pm (lunch included) with the option of After School Clubs. Grade 1 has one teacher and one co-teacher.
Students in Grade 1 at Magic Years:
Implement self motivation as a way to put learning expectations into action.
Model independence in learning.
Participate in Thai language and culture class in order to embrace the host country.
Support the teaching and learning by incorporating the use of technology into daily experiences, including the use of smart boards, Personal Computers, Laptops, ipads, digital cameras and the internet.
Embrace the concept of homework as a means of facilitating the development of ‘life-long’ learning connections and building relationships with families to further connect school and home learning experiences.
Programme of Inquiry
Transdisciplinary Theme: Who We Are
Central Idea: Individual choices can influence our wellbeing
Transdisciplinary Theme: Where We Are in Place and Time
Central Idea: Artifacts and personal stories connect us to the past, present and future
Power of Imagination
Transdisciplinary Theme: How We Express Ourselves
Central Idea: Imagination is a powerful tool for extending our ability to think, create and express ourselves
Our Changing Earth
Transdisciplinary Theme: How the World Works
Central Idea: The natural features of the earth have formed and changed over time
Transdisciplinary Theme: How We Organize Ourselves
Central Idea: Rules and routines impact on how people live, work and play
Structures and Designs
Transdisciplinary Theme: Sharing the Planet
Central Idea: The design and building of structures is dependent on the needs of society