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Indonesian language

Learning a second language is a valuable process for students.

Indonesian is taught throughout the Fleurieu Peninsula including here at Victor Harbor R–7 School,

Curriculum

Literacy

  • English Language

    Victor Harbor R 7 students are involved in literacy tasks involving listening to, reading, viewing, speaking, writing and creating oral, print, visual and digital texts through the three focus areas of the English Curriculum: > Literacy > Literature > Language Through engaging with the...
  • The Importance of Literacy

    The study of English is central to the learning and development of all young Australians and it underpins all of our work at Victor Harbor R 7 School The development of English literacy helps create confident communicators, imaginative thinkers and informed citizens  It is through the study...
  • Dads Read

    South Australia is running a program called Dads Read, to encourage fathers to spend time reading to their children each day Dads Read was developed following recent research that highlights the importance of dads reading to their children during their early developmental years, before they...
  • Reading Eggs

    Reading Eggs/Express is an interactive online reading program our students R 7 have access to at school and at home ABC Reading Eggs teaches children aged 3 13 how to read with fun and motivational online reading lessons and phonics games  It makes learning to...
  • Sound Waves

    We have a whole school approach to spelling in years 2 7 where we use the Sound Waves spelling program The Sound Waves spelling program is based on the phonemic approach, which is recognised as one of the most effective ways to teach spelling and reading skills The consistency of the Sound Waves...
  • Jolly Phonics

    Jolly Phonics is a fun and child centred approach to teaching literacy through synthetic phonics which we use in reception and year 1 With actions for each of the 42 letter sounds, the multi sensory method is very motivating for children and teachers, who can see their students achieve The letter...
  • Great Start

    Young children are born ready to learn, and they learn and grow every time you interact with them   You can make a difference in your child’s learning and even in how their brain develops This is especially important in the first five years of their life, and it is through the everyday...
  • School and Community Literacy Events

    Being involved in whole school and community literacy events is an important part of our continued effort to promote the importance on literacy development in our students Some important literacy events our school is involved in include: Premier's Reading Challenge  The Premier's Reading...
  • Reading at Home

    Being able to read and developing a love of reading is one of the most important things we can encourage in our children Research confirms that reading to children for just 10 minutes each day strengthens their literacy skills, models positive behaviour and builds children's self esteem about...