Improved writing - through steps such as 'sizzling starts' and 'ban the boring'.
program breaks writing skills into clear steps to ensure students don’t get
‘bogged down’ with writing the whole piece.
fluency in numeracy.
Years 1-6 work towards automatic recall of all 100 addition facts and 100 subtraction facts.
Years 3-6 work towards automatic recall of all 100 multiplication facts and 100 division facts.
|Streamlining student readiness routines.|
Supporting students so they are on task, not hunting for their things.
Ordered at Copylink.
order these for your child each year to reduce their stress.
Whole school program
lesson preparedness, and presentation and neatness routines achievable for all.
Whole school program
teaching of reading strategies for all year levels.
Comprehension strategies, focusing on making meaning from texts.
Accuracy strategies, focusing on decoding skills, especially using 'Jolly Phonics', 'Beanie Babies', 'Magic 100' sight words, and Reading Eggs in the early years.
Fluency strategies, encouraging the amount of reading completed, through home reading in Prep to Year 3, and turbocharging library borrowing through use of Literacy Pro in Years 3-6.
Expanded Vocabulary strategies, explicitly building vocabulary to improve comprehension
better classroom interactions between students and teacher.
Classroom Profiling is a supportive, reflective professional practice relevant to all educators regardless of their years of experience or educational setting.
Classroom profiling allows teachers to reflect on the effectiveness of their pedagogical practices they currently use in their classroom.
staff professional development
Professional development program
Experienced and lead teachers work alongside colleagues to develop professional knowledge and skills.
|Whole school program |
independent literacy learning
Students learn strategies to independently Read to Self, Read to Others, Listen to Reading, Work on Writing, and gain vocabulary in Word Work, so that teachers can target reading intervention during guided reading lessons.
student learning through the use of Information & Communications Technologies (ICTs)
ICTs are used to support student learning.
BHSS recommends subscription to these apps:
Reading Eggs (Prep-Y2)
Mathletics (Years 2-6)
Literacy Pro (Years 3-6).
uses a range of Microsoft Office 365 apps and Apple iPad apps. BHSS
students may download a copy of Microsoft Office 365 to a device at home.
staffing allows, BHSS offers older students opportunities to code, design, and 3D
print using tools such as Scratch and 3D viewer.