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Week Beginning 12 September 2016

Thursday 15 and Friday 16 are school holidays and we return on Monday 19 September.

MESSAGES

  • Homework will be given out on Wednesdays and expected in on Mondays.  Please ensure that your child has the correct school uniform. In particular please ensure your child is wearing black shoes. Girls should wear plain white socks and boys should wear black or grey socks. You can review the school’s uniform policy here.
  • Please remember to send in and label your child’s snack box and water bottle, as well as a hat during the hot weather.
  • If for any reason your child is unable to take part in PE, please send a signed message in your child’s communication book.  Your child still needs to bring in their PE kit to enable them to participate as a coach, an official or to give feedback.  If your child would be swimming, they should bring their normal PE kit.
  • ECA and BISCAP letters should now be with you. Teachers have been provided with updated bus lists.

LITERACY

This week in Literacy we will be learning to recognise and name familiar settings.  The children will explore the text ‘Home Before Dark’ written by Ian Beck and will sequence the key events from the story.  The children will also draw or paint their favourite setting from the story and add labels or captions.  

KEY VOCABULARY

Story, setting, author, title, character, plot, feelings, emotions

MATHS

This week we will be investigating common 3D shapes. We will use our knowledge of 2D shapes to see what shape their faces are, how many edges they have and how many vertices. We will continue to sort, order and match them. The key focus is name recognition of both 2D and 3D shapes. We will continue to revise our counting beyond 20 and number formation.

KEY VOCABULARY

2D shapes, 3D shapes, sides, corners, faces, edges, vertices, sorting, counting, numbers

THEMED LEARNING

This week in Themed Learning we will find out where Barnaby Bear has been on his travels. The children will learn how to use an atlas to locate Australia. They will also begin to discuss differences and similarities between two locations.

KEY VOCABULARY

Travel, holiday, experiences, similarities, differences, countries, atlas, location

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING  AND  DIGITAL LITERACY

This week, children will be learning how to log themselves on and off of a computer or laptop. They will continue to focus on logging in with a user name and password and will pratise their skills when moving the mouse. They are now using MS Paint to create their own shapes with labels.

KEY VOCABULARY

Computer, laptop, keyboard, mouse, screen, log in, password, ipad

PSHCE

This week we will continue to look at ways to keep our bodies healthy. We will focus on keeping safe when playing with our friends, washing our hands and not spreading germs. We will also continue to help our new friends settle into life at BISS through organized games and activities.

KEY VOCABULARY

Positive, rule, safe, friendships, keeping healthy

Mandarin

Y1MNDC1

Topic: Numbers 1-10

Children will learn to read the characters “一~十” and to show the ten numbers with fingers.

Y1MNDC2

Topic: Numbers 1-10

Children will learn to read the characters from 一 to 十. They will be able to point out a certain number among a group of numbers.

Y1MNDC3

Topic: Lesson 2. Numbers

We are going to learn numbers, students will be able to count from one to ten and be able to tell four tones.

Y1 MNDCN

我们将学习入学准备2。能在语言环境中读准生字“我,校”,认读词语“学校”,会读句子“我高高兴兴上学校”并练习朗读句子。

DUTCH

De koffers van de kinderen van year 1  zijn al ingecheckt en staan op de bagageband. Deze week  beginnen we onze wereldreis te plannen.  We bekijken samen de reisfoto`s van de kinderen en oriënteren ons op de wereldkaart.   Wat neem jij mee in je koffer?  We gaan op reis en nemen mee...

De letter van de week is de lange –oo-!

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