Foundation stage


The students will learn how to listen, demonstrate good attention, understanding, and speaking.


They will:

Listen attentively and respond to what they hear with relevant questions, comments and actions when being read to and during whole class discussions and small group interactions.

Hold conversation when engaged in back-and-forth exchanges with their teacher and peers.

Express their ideas and feelings about their experiences using full sentences, including use of past, present and future tenses and making use of conjunctions, with modelling and support from their teacher.


The students will learn to create with materials, be imaginative and expressive.


They will:  

Safely use and explore a variety of materials, tools and techniques, experimenting with colour, design, texture, form and function.

Make use of props and materials when role playing characters in narratives and stories.

Invent, adapt and recount narratives and stories with peers and their teacher.

Perform songs, rhymes, poems and stories with others, and (when appropriate) try to move in time with music.