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Grade R

Learning Areas:
GDE CAPS Curriculum. Phonics, Sight Words, 3 Main Learning Areas: Life Skills, Mathematics and English. Maylill is an approved Department of Education Grade R site. When children enter Grade R their fine and gross motor skills should be fully developed. Emphasis is now placed on working independently, being able to sit still at a desk for the duration of the lesson. Children are encouraged to participate in class discussions. Free play and fantasy play is an important as it allows children to express themselves with confidence. Leadership skills are developed as children have turns to be class monitors. Toilet routine is totally independent. Classroom set up is based on formal schooling. Children do not sleep in grade R. A school readiness test is done for all children at the end of Grade R. Maylill grade R learners pass rate has been 100 percent for the past 3 years. Our Grade R’s go highly recommended to all primary schools

Please see our daily class programme below.
Please see our daily class programme below.

11:00 – 11:45Supervised outdoor play time

Daily Programme

06:30 – 07:00Arrival – waiting class
07:00 – 08:00Free play inside/outside
08:00 – 08:15Toilet routine and washing of hands
08:15 – 08:45Morning ring – register, birthdays, weather, theme discussion
08:45 – 09:45Teacher guided activity 1 – Language, Maths, Life skills, Side activities
09:45 – 10:30Teacher guided activity 2 – Perception, Science, Music, Creative arts
10:30 – 10:45Toilet routine and washing of hands
10:45 – 11:00Refreshments
11:45 – 12:00Toilet routine and washing of hands
12:00 – 12:30Lunch
12:30 – 13:00P.L.A.Y – 6 Bricks Lego
13:00 – 13:30Supervised outdoor play time
13:30 – 14:00Story time / Shared reading
14:00 – 15:00Supervised outdoor play time
15:00 – 15:15Toilet routine and washing of hands
15:15 – 15:30Refreshments
15:30 – 16:00Supervised outdoor play time
16:00 – 16:15Toilet routine and washing of hands
16:15 – 17:450Supervised outdoor play time
17:45 – 18:30Waiting class and departure