Dear Parents, Staff, Students and Friends of Nativity School,
This afternoon students met their teachers for 2022, among some familiar faces there were also some new ones. We Welcome to our community:
Melinda James (Reception) Melinda is an experienced Early Years educator who has held Leadership roles in Special Education, student Wellbeing and Early Years curriculum. Her expertise in both literacy and mathematics along with her passion for ecological sustainability will be a valuable asset for our school. Melinda is working towards her Highly Accomplished Teacher certification.
Sian Halliday Wynes (1/2) Sian brings a wealth of teaching experience to Nativity having worked as teacher and educational researcher in curriculum development and review at Kiribati international School. She has a degree in and passion for History and has worked to develop the Children’s University Program here in South Australia, which students will have an opportunity to participate in next year.
Charlotte Harms (3/4) Charlotte has subject expertise in Art and History along with a passion for integrating technology into classroom activities. An example of this is podcasting and our students will have the opportunity to develop their podcasting skills in 2022. Charlotte is also studying a Master of Special Education and is skilled at differentiating curriculum for students.
Nikki Hall (5/6 with Andrea Broadbent) Nikki is an experienced primary years educator who has taught in a variety of Catholic Schools in the country and in the city. Nikki has significant expertise in Numeracy and held leadership roles in this curriculum area. She has a passion for Physical Education and is currently studying for a degree in Wellbeing and Mental Health.
Please join me in making these new staff members welcome. I know that they are very much looking forward to meeting you on the Wellbeing Meeting Day Friday 28th January 2022.
As this will be my last post for 2021, I wish to thank you all for working in partnership with the staff at Nativity this year, for volunteering your time for community events and supporting us to manage the challenges of Covid. We have achieved a lot together and have much to celebrate as the year comes to a close.
May your family be Blessed with God’s Gifts of Peace, Love and Joy as we celebrate the birth of Jesus.
Enjoy the Christmas break, take care and return to us safely in 2022.