Coláiste Pobail Setanta

Literacy and Numeracy

Initiatives:

Literacy and Numeracy.PNG

Literacy

  • Our literacy initiatives aim to improve grammar and punctuation use across the school.

  • We encourage all students to take higher level English.

  • All first-year students participate in ‘Reading for Pleasure’ programme during morning registration.

  • Keywords for all subjects are displayed in every English classroom.

  • Timelines for each semester are displayed in every English classroom.

  • Paired Reading is provided for students who need extra support in the area of literacy.

  • SNIP Literacy Programme is offered to students to develop fluency of reading.

  • Literacy Week is celebrated with a variety of activities such as Drop Everything And Read, quizzes, competitions and movie screenings.

Numeracy

  • Our numeracy initiatives aim to develop students’ mental arithmetic.

  • All test results are returned in fraction form and students are required to calculate their own percentages.

  • Keywords for each topic are displayed in every Maths classroom.

  • Maths dictionaries are accessible in all Maths classrooms.

  • Timelines for each semester are displayed in every Maths classroom.

  • Maths puzzles and teasers are displayed around the school.

  • Maths week is celebrated with a variety of activities such as Maths table quizzes, drop everything and Sudoku, Maths puzzle of the week with prizes for the winners and a 1st year Maths treasure hunt.

Parents Click here for helpful hints to support Literacy and Numeracy at home.

Feb 17
2020
Mid Term Break
Feb 24
2020
Semester 2 Assessment Week
Feb 24
2020
TY Work Experience/TY Camino Trip
Feb 27
2020
Parent Self Care Talk
10-Feb-2020
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