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Week Beginning 25 September 2017

MESSAGES

  • Rain rain go away! Unfortunately the Shanghai Summer is on it’s way out of town and the rain is coming! Please make sure your child has named, appropriate rain clothing such as a rain coat and wellington boots.
  • BISCAP/PE/Swimming: We are so excited going to our specialist lessons and BISCAP classes. Help us to keep all your child’s belongings safe by naming everything clearly with name and class. Remember to bring your school P.E kit to change into when it is time for P.E.
  • Uniform: we are growing in independence and getting changed for PE is an important part of the lesson. Please remember to send your child’s PE kit in a bag, so that they can change within the PE lesson time.
  • Registration for the HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) is now open to adults and students. The HSK test will be held on Saturday 11 November 2017. Please see the attached registration form for information. Full documentation and payment for HSK test must be received by Monday 9 October 2017.
  • We are looking for parents who are able to volunteer their time to help with our Early Years Library. This would include keeping the books in order, scanning books in and out, reading to children, demonstrating book care and making the book area looking inviting. Please email Liz Peacock (e-peacock@bisspuxi.com) if you would like to volunteer.

LEARNING THEME: “Mid-Autumn Festival”

We are so excited about Autumn Festival, and we know that this is an important time for lots of our children and families. We will be sharing the story behind the festival and all the cultural importance of the moon cakes.

Please do share any interesting facts about your family or let us know of any plans that you will have for the Holiday period.

KEY VOCABULARY

China, festival, moon cake, celebration, clothing, lanterns

COMMUNICATION & LANGUAGE

Story telling is fun! We love the book corner and our library, and we will be practsing using our voices in different ways to make stories exciting for our audiences.

LITERACY/PHONICS

We now know lots of sounds such as s a t p i n d g o c k and will be using these to help us with the first sounds in words we can read and write so that we can make signs, write stories and share our ideas with friends.

MATHS

Now that we have worked out which numbers are bigger and have more or less, we will be ordering numbers and counting forwards and back to 20 without missing any numbers out!

MANDARIN

We will review the body and emotion vocabulary and then introduce the Chinese Moon Festival theme.

SONG:  Round and round ,full Moon...  八月十五月儿圆  … (ba yue shi wu yue er yuan ...)

ACTIVITY: Making a Moon cake with play dough

STORY: The story of Chang e (嫦娥奔月 )(chang e ben yue)

KEY VOCABULARY: Moon Festival中秋节   (zhong qiu jie ), Moon月亮   (yue liang), Mooncake  月饼 (yue bing), Rabbit 兔子 (tu zi )    

KEY SENTENCE: Happy Moon Festival ! (中秋节快乐!)(zhong qiu jie kuai le)

DUTCH

Deze week gaan we verder met onze opgave om net zoals Bang Mannetje  niet meer bang te zijn.  Naar aanleiding van het boek `Het donker`  geschreven door Lemony Snicket zoeken we  naar oplossingen om niet meer bang te zijn voor het donker.   Misschien heb jij thuis wel een nachtlampje in je slaapkamer?  Of laat mama het licht aan in de gang?

In Villa Letterpret zoeken we deze week woorden die beginnen met de letter `a`.

De kinderen van Reception  brengen elke dinsdag een bezoekje aan de schoolbibliotheek.  Gelieve het biebboek weer  tijdig mee te geven zodat uw kind elke week een nieuw boek kan uitkiezen.  Hartelijk dank voor uw hulp hierbij.

KERNWOORDENSCHAT

het donker, de kelder, het nachtlampje, schrikken, dapper, de geluiden, kraken, piepen

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