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Week Beginning 26 June 2017

MESSAGES

  • Please note that the BISCAP/ECA/BISS LIONS Swim programme has now finished. There will only be buses at 3:30pm from now on.
  • Profiles of our new staff can now be found on the school website.
  • Lost Property - Our lost property cupboard is full to over flowing.  Next week on Tuesday and Wednesday items from the cupboard will be laid out on tables in the front playground.  Please encourage your child to see if they recognise any clothes or objects; if you can please come yourself to check claim items.  We will be re-cycling anything unclaimed over the summer break. Thank you for your support.
  • We would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for a successful year. Many thanks for your continued support. We would like to wish everyone an enjoyable summer and look forward to welcoming you back for the new academic year on Wednesday 16 August 2017. For those of you who are moving on, we wish you all the best in the future and good luck with your relocation plans.

Dates for your diary:

  • Thursday 29th June  - Last day of term

LITERACY, MATHS AND THEMED LEARNING

This week the children will be taking part in an exciting challenge. They will be creating a stop motion animation to tell a story that they are interested in and passionate about. The topics range from global warming to animal cruelty. In Literacy the children will need to research the topic and build up arguments about why this is an important issue. The children will write a story plan to plan out their message and will then record it using a series of stop motion animation clips.

The children will be using their research skills and will use creative elements to explain their issue. The children will share their video creations at the end of the week. They will require to draw on a variety of problem solving skills and group work skills in order to complete the project. Collaboration and cooperation will also be important for the success of the project.

MANDARIN

Mandarin Y5 C1

We will learn how to use Stop Motion to make a Chinese video.

Mandarin Y5 C2

Students will have end-of-year language activities.

Mandarin Y5 C3

We will be talking about our summer holiday plans.

Mandarin Y5 C4

Students will have end-of-year language activities.

Mandarin Y5 CN

我们将结束考试,在最后一天将进行中文游戏活动。

MFL

Year 5 Spanish -  Ms Watson
Next week we will be continuing to learn about shapes and colours to describe artwork by Spanish artists. The focus will be on pronunciation and listening skills in order to develop fluency. This week for homework students will be creating their own Joan Miro inspired artwork and will use the vocabulary and be creating sentences to describe it.

Year 5/6   Spanish - – Ms Caldwell
Next week the children will be preparing a project about the a topic that they have learned this year, researching it in more depth and creating a short presentation to share with the class. For example, a famous Spanish artist, food and drink, weather, etc. We will also be using the Spanish board games that we created and testing our year’s knowledge on Kahoot!
Homework this week is to complete the Salvador Dali pictures and fact-files.

Year 5/6 Spanish -  Ms Martinez
Next week we will use the Spanish knowledge gained this year to prepare short plays in groups, which we will then act out to the rest of the class.

Year 5 / 6 French – Ms De Borger
Next week we will end with ‘ end of year ‘ French quiz!  We will do a vocabulary Kahoot, puzzle some French recipes together and do a French sports hangman game.  May the best French team win!

There will be no homework this week.  You might want to bring a USB on which you can save all the fabulous work you’ve done this year.

Bonnes vacances et au revoir!

Year 6 French - Ms Rae
Next week in French, we will be finishing off our emotional inspired masks and recording a short speech describing how we made our masks and why we chose to use the materials that we did- in French, of course!

Year 5/6 Native French – M. Valente
La semaine prochaine, nous jouerons au scrabble en français.

Year 5/6 Native German – Ms. Brannasch
Die Schüler hatten den Jahresendetest, in dem ihre Lese- und Schreibfertigkeiten sowie ihr Rechtschreib- und Grammatikwissen von den Themen geprüft wurden, die dieses Jahr behandelt wurden

Year 5/6 Native Spanish  – Ms Garcia

La semana próxima jugaremos a distintos juegos lingüísticos para revisar la materia de este curso. ¡Disfrutad de las vacaciones!

DUTCH

In het wild

Deze week nemen we onze vlog op in de green screen room. De leerlingen van Y5 en 6 nemen het filmpje op met hun eigen iPad. Leerlingen van Y3 en 4 werken met de iPad van juf Chris. De filmpjes worden met de ouders gedeeld.

Cito-toetsen

Als u de resultaten van de laatste Cito-toetsen nog niet heeft ontvangen, geven we ze maandag mee.

Vertrekkende leerlingen

De leerlingen die ons helaas gaan verlaten, ontvangen van SDS een onderwijskundig rapport. Hierin staan o.a. de uitslagen op de toetsen vermeld, evenals een uitgebreide persoonlijk commentaar.

Geniet van een welverdiende vakantie!

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