Our Classes - Lower Primary
Meet the Teacher - Miss Kaitlyn Gouvin
I’m Kaitlyn Gouvin, from the little state of Rhode Island in the United States. I was raised in a Christian home and accepted Christ as my Saviour at the age of 6. I always knew I wanted to be a teacher, even from a young age. As a teenager, I dedicated my life to serving the Lord. The Lord led me to study Elementary (Primary) Education at Pensacola Christian College in Florida, where I completed my Bachelor of Science degree in May 2019.
I first heard about Condell Park Christian School in April 2018 and started praying if the Lord would have me pursue a teaching position here. Just over a year later, I arrived in Sydney and started teaching at CPCS as the leading teacher in Lower Primary. The challenges that arise when working with young children are small in comparison to the blessings of leading children to Christ and watching them as they grow in their walk with the Lord. To be a part of a Christian School that sincerely cares for the spiritual growth of the students as well as academic achievements is truly a blessing.
About Lower Primary
The Lower Primary department is a composite class of Years 1 and 2. It is a class that reviews and builds upon the skills that are taught in Kindergarten.
Our students are taught their English skills mainly through a new program called ‘InitiaLit’. It is a phonics based system, with its beginnings coming from research at Macquarie University. It is a program that produces excellent outcomes.
All other subjects include Mathematics, History, Geography, Science, Music, Visual Arts, Sport and Bible Devotions. It is our goal to teach all of the subjects with a biblical worldview and present the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ to the children.