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Dinosaur Class (Grade R: 5-6 years)

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.

Daily Programme

06:30Children arrive. Waiting class – Pet class
07:00Teachers arrive. Children taken to class
07:00 – 08:00Supervised play activities outside / inside
08:00Start of school
08:00 – 08:15 Toilet Routine
08:15 – 08:451st Ring – Theme development ( Language rung )
08:45 – 09:45Teacher guided activity ( maths, Language, life skills and side activities )
09:45 – 10:30Free play indoors / outdoors – gross motor
10:30 – 11:00Refreshments
11:00 – 11:45Break
11:45 – 12:00Toilet routine
12:00 – 12:15Story time
12:15 – 12:45Lunch
12:45 – 13:30Teacher guided activity ( Perception, science, music and creative art. )
13:30 – 14:00Supervised free play indoors
14:00Bell Rings
14:00 – 15:00Supervised free play outside
15:00 – 15:10Toilet routine
15:10 – 15:30Refreshments
15:30 – 16:00Supervised indoor activities
16:00 – 16:45Free play outdoors
16:45 – 16:55Bags moved to corridor
16:55 – 17:50Resume play outside
17:50Children move to pet class