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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.
  • Dates for your diary:

Thursday 29th June  - Last day of term

LITERACY  


In Literacy this week we will be finishing our novel ‘Millions’. We will look at how to discern clues to how a character moves, looks and behaves from the text and use the dialogue to develop relationships between characters.


MATHS 

In Maths this week we will be using the Lego Mindstorm building and programming kits to link our mathematics with computing skills. The children will be building and programming robots to take part in disaster relief operations, helping to find trapped people and building robotic arms to dismantle collapsed buildings.

THEMED LEARNING

This week in Themed Learning we be undertaking a range of group projects and activities to celebrate our last four days together as a class!

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING  AND  DIGITAL LITERACY

This week we will be looking again at e-Safety, further helping the children understand how to be safe when online and how to control their own profile on the internet. We will also look at how to make safe searches and how to respond if something inapropriat is encountered.

KEY VOCABULARY 

eSafety, responsible, aware, choices

PSHCE

This week the children will be continuing to discuss safe play and sensible choices on the playground. We will be discussing how to resolve conflict peacefully.  We will also be focusing on how we should treatdifferent groups in our society including minority groups.

KEY VOCABULARY

peaceful problem solving, safe play, sensible choices, behavior, expectations.

MANDARIN

Mandarin Y6 C1

Students will have end-of-year language activities.

Mandarin Y6 C2

Students will have end-of-year language activities.

Mandarin Y6 C3

Students will have end-of-year language activities.

Mandarin Y6 C4

We will be talking about our summer holiday plans.

Mandarin Y6 CN

本周我们将进行中文辩论赛。

MFL

Year 6 French – Dr. Cattel / Mme McConnon.
Students will review the present tense. There is no lesson on Thursday.
There is no homework this weekend.

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  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 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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