Cherylyn Skewes

Matilda and Lily Represent AJS at the Halogen Foundation National Young Leaders Day Matilda and Lily have been our hosts at Assembly for some time now. This important role not only involves the development of confident public speaking skills that we witness from each of these girls, but Matilda and

Cherylyn Skewes

Developing coding skills through collaboration, cooperation, competition and creativity In the 21st century developing computational thinking is an expectation of the Australian Curriculum. How, then, do we engage children in relevant and meaningful learning activities that expose them to the experiences of following code, recording code and being able to

Grandparents

01 Sep 2015
Cherylyn Skewes

Grandparents I was fortunate to have known each one of my grandparents. As a child in primary school I remember being so excited about sleep – overs at their houses as they always made me feel special. They had the time and the desire to focus on me, and they

Reggio Emilia

17 Aug 2015
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Cherylyn Skewes

Many parents have asked me how we have found the transition from working with three year olds to now having a mixed age group of two year olds and three and a half year olds. After two terms of being immersed in this experience, I can honestly say it is

Cherylyn Skewes

The children at Annesley identify this value with the ability to “bounce back” and then to “bounce forward”. Disappointment is an emotion that children find difficult to recover from but we can help them to build resilience by doing the following:   Help your children identify the emotions they feel

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Cherylyn Skewes

Our teachers know the importance of getting-to-know each one of their students and this is reflected in Hattie’s1 evidenced based research that showed teacher-student relationships as having high impact on student achievement. For our students to become independent, self-motivated scholars we focus on developing their understanding that there is often

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Cherylyn Skewes

The deeply embedded practice at Annesley of teaching and learning values continues to attract families to our School. However we know that imparting good values begins at home and our staff are assisting in the valuable work undertaken by families. So what does it take to raise a moral child?