Literacy and Numeracy Week

On the 29th of August – 4th of September is the National Literacy and Numeracy Week. This week aims to highlight the importance of literacy and numeracy skills for all children and young people. Our school this year will give students the opportunity to get involved in a range of literacy and numeracy activities. Activities:

– Teachers will be reading myths and legends at lunchtimes on Fridays.

– Children will be looking at and voting for their favourite book week book.

– On AUGUST 31ST Dressing up in pyjamas for R.I.B.I.T (Reading In Bed Is Terrific) Day. Children will be asked to bring along a blanket and teddy! More info will be in the newsletter.

On SEPTEMBER 2ND Famous illustratior Craig Smith will be visiting the children. Craig has been illustraing books for 30 years and is famous for illustrating books such as the TOO COOL series, CABBAGE PATCH FIB by Paul Jennings, I HATE FRIDAYS and BILLY THE PUNK.

Click on these website for more information:

http://www.literacyandnumeracy.gov.au/

http://www.craigsmithillustration.com/

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