Class 1

Class 1

The bridge between kindergarten and the grades. The curved and the straight line. Fairy tales and the alphabet. Oneness. Pentatonic flutes, knitting, painting, languages, Eurythmy, beeswax modelling, and play.

Lighting the Mind and Soul with Storytelling

Main Lessons

Language Arts

  • Introduction to the alphabet through pictures, stories and sound symbols
  • Form Drawing
  • Literacy is strengthened through vocabulary development, poetry and stories
  • Writing
  • Pictorial and Phonetic Introduction to Letters
  • Reading Approached through Writing
  • Speech Formation/Dramatics

Mathematics

  • Basic facts to 10
  • Foundational operations: addition, subtraction, division, multiplication
  • Geometric Movement

Natural Sciences

  • Nature study

Social Sciences

  • Nature stories, fairy tales and ancient legends

Specialty Subjects

  • French
  • Free-hand Drawing, Wet-on-Wet Watercolour Painting, Beeswax Modelling
  • Knitting
  • Pentatonic Flute and Singing
  • Eurythmy, Games, Rhythmic Movement, Outdoor Activities
  • Day trip outing
  • Class Play
For more information, contact our Admissions Coordinator
604-985-7435 ext 200
admissions@vws.ca

Upcoming Events

May
27
Sun
2018
12:00 pm Preventing Childhood Disease – E...
Preventing Childhood Disease – E...
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Vaccination according to a set schedule is the only option the Canadian medical system offers families in preventing serious childhood disease in their
May
28
Mon
2018
8:00 am Bike to School Week
Bike to School Week
May 28 @ 8:00 am – Jun 1 @ 3:30 pm
Bike to School Week is a free, fun, week-long celebration for students of all ages and abilities. The event is a great way
7:00 pm Gr 8 Class Meeting
Gr 8 Class Meeting
May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
May
29
Tue
2018
6:30 pm Colin Dutson Awards
Colin Dutson Awards
May 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
High School Families and community members are warmly invited to attend the “Colin Dutson Award” ceremony. The Award will be presented on Tuesday,
May
30
Wed
2018
12:00 pm Hot Lunch Trial Program
Hot Lunch Trial Program
May 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
May 16 – BurritosMay 30 – Penne PastaJune 6 – Greek Feast
1:45 pm Grade 3 Market
Grade 3 Market
May 30 @ 1:45 pm – 3:30 pm
Grade 3 is holding a market to share some of our fibre arts experiences with the school community, work with money in a

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