Maathai, Soyinka & Tutu
Grade 2 Maathai is named after Ms Wangari Maathai, a renowned environmental activist. She won the Nobel Peace Prize for her work in conservation, human empowerment and influencing policies on sustainable development.
Grade 2 Soyinka is named after Professor Wole Soyinka, a world famous Nigerian playwright and Nobel Prize winner for Literature. His life has made it clear that “You get better results if you have high expectations”. Desmond Mpilo Tutu is a South African social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop who rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid.. As Wangari Maathai believed that planting one tree could make a difference, we believe that educating young minds today can make a difference tomorrow.
Our class philosophy revolves around helping our pupils develop a unique understanding of mankind’s synergy with nature. We believe in empowering our pupils to discover their unique talents and the world around them.
We strive to impact key knowledge required to help these young minds build a sustainable community and world where they will continually add value.
Literacy: Applying word level skills through shared reading, expanding on the differences between spoken and written forms through re-telling known stories. Investigating words that have the same spelling patterns but different meanings.
Numeracy: Place value (ordering and rounding up), Addition and Subtraction without regrouping, Addition and Subtraction with regrouping, measurement, fractions, shapes and space, Estimation and approximation.
Science: Living Things, Growing up, Habitat, Food, Plants, Materials, States of matter, Forces in action, Electricity.
ICT: Early counting devices—The Abacus, Sizes of computer—microcomputer, mainframe, supercomputer, the diskette & flash drive as storage devices.Computerized Electronic devices, Listening and Telling words, Audio and Video exercises, Scroll bar techniques and Graphics.
Apart from the core subjects listed above, other subjects covered include Art, Social Studies, Geography, Christian Religious Knowledge, French, Swimming and Creative Development. Excellence is our watchword and maintaining the right attitude knowing fully well that you become great by doing small things in a great way.
Miss Miriam. - Grade 2 Maathai
Mrs Vera. - Grade 2 Soyinka
Miss Karo. - Grade 2 Tutu