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Week Beginning 24 October 2016

The Hearing Screening Test will be held on Monday 24 October for those children already signed up.

MESSAGES

  • 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.
  • This Thursday is our trip to the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum. Please ensure your child comes to school wearing comfortable shoes for walking, brings a water and a rain coat.

LITERACY

This week in Literacy we will be learning a whole range of new skills as we begin to learn how to make a documentary. This is part of our work to intergrate the use of the iPads into our lessons to further enhance the children’s understanding of Digital Literacy. As we look forward to our trip to the Shanghai Jewish Museum, we will begin the process of reading and writing information texts that we can use in our documentary in conjunction with information we discover at the museum.

KEY VOCABULARY

Refugee, Jew, interned, documentary

MATHS

In Maths, we will be beginning a unit of work on data handling. This will involve drawing frequency diagrams and line graphs and then interpreting the results. We shall be paying particular focus on how to analyse graphs to provide averages and identify trends. Wel will also look at how to construct our own graphs by collecting and sorting our own data.

KEY VOCABULARY

Frequency, graph, interpret, average, trend

THEMED LEARNING

We will be continuing our World War 2 topic and building on the foundations of knowledge we have laid in the first weeks back. The children will be investigating the Blitz and discovering what life was like for children under the rain of bombs falling upon London during 1940. They will also be using a range of challenging techniques in Art to construct a multi-layered piece of printed work that depicts the destruction of war. This will be coupled with an investigative scheme of work using laptops and iPads to study how shelters were built to keep the population safe from falling bombs.

KEY VOCABULARY

Blitz, evacuation, bombing, incendiary, lino

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING  AND  DIGITAL LITERACY

This week the children will use a new touch typing program and will continue to learn the coding language ‘Python’.

KEY VOCABULARY

Touch-typing, coding, Python

PSHCE

In PSHCE this term we will be looking at teamwork and collaborative working.  We will focus further on fostering new relationships, creating rules and expectations for the group and how to work together successfully.  

KEY VOCABULARY

Trust, bravery, commitment

MANDARIN

Y6C1

Topic: Snacks -Continued

We will be learning to express our opions by using different phrases.

Homework: Worksheets

Y6 C2

Topic:Continue  Lesson. 11 Three Meals a Day- Text 2 Comprehension

Homework: Finish worksheet on this topic

Y6 C3

Topic:  Lesson 2. Subjects of Study-Continued

This week students will talk about the subjects they have in school

Homework: School Timetable

Y6 C4

Topic:  Lesson 5-Age

Student will be able to ask and tell their age each other.

Homework: Worksheets of lesson5.

Listen to the song.

Y6 MND06CN

本周我们将继续学习课文《鹰王和鼹鼠》,完成生字词的学习。分组进行角色扮演,体会鹰王前后感情的变化。练习改写句子。

作业:复习本课生词,准备听写;课外阅读。

MFL

Year 5/6 French - Ms Rae

Next week  in French, we will continue looking at the story ‘’Jacque et le Haricot Magique.’ We will use dictionaries to work out new vocabulary and we will use these in sentences.
Homework this week is to complete the 18 sentences. Can you remember the translation for all the adjectives learnt so far?

Year 6 French – Dr. Cattel/ Mme McConnon

Next week the students will be starting a review of talking about their family. They will be out on a school trip on Thursday.
For homework this week, students have to complete a worksheet practising the different animals and writing an answer to the question: ‘Tu as un animal?’. They should also complete their book on pets with the exception of 1-2 pages at the back where they will describe their pets (this will be next weeks homework)

Year 6  Spanish -  Ms Caldwell

This week the children will continue to explore the weather.  They will build upon their previous vocabulary and begin to create more complex sentences.  They will then film their final version of their weather forecast.
Homework this week is to practise reading their skeleton scripts aloud to aid pronunciation.

Year 5/6  Spanish -  Ms Martinez

Next week we will review names for family members, and learn vocabulary for clothing.
Homework: Review quisiera using colours, numbers and animals.

Year 5/6 Native French – M. Valente

La semaine prochaine, nous ferons une petite évaluation  sur les homophones vus en classe (se-ce, c'est - s'est - sait - sais - ces – ses, ou-où, a-as-à, ont-on) puis nous travaillerons sur le futur simple.
Pour les devoirs, les enfants doivent réviser les règles vues en classe sur les homophones et compléter la feuille d’exercice sur c'est - s'est - sait - sais - ces – ses.

Year 5/6 Native German – Ms. Brannasch

Diese Woche haben wir Adjektive untersucht, und zwar ihre Kategorien wie Farben, Aussehen, Geschmack, Charakter usw.
In einem Wettbewerb haben sich die Kinder auch neue Adjektive geprägt und ihre Namen mit Adjektiven geschrieben. Nächste Woche konzentrieren wir uns auf die Beschreibung des Äuβeren und die Adjektiv+Nomen Verbindungen.
Zu Hause sollen die Kinder die KV 10 „Momo“ imBooklet machen, wobei sie eine Kinderbuchfigur beschreiben. Ebenfalls sollen sie eine berühmte Figur ausdenken und sie im Booklet schriftlich beschreiben und dabei natürlich so viele wie möglich Adjektive benutzen. Das kann eine Buch-, Film-, Zeichentrickfilm- oder Comicfigur sein.

Year 5/6 Native Spanish  – Ms Garcia

La semana que viene vamos a seguir practicando el presente y el pasado en las tres conjugaciones y la comprensión lectora. Como deberes, tienen que completar las dos páginas del cuadernillo que les di.

DUTCH

Van Reisbureau naar Vroeger...

Aanslutiend op de kinderboekenweek in Nederland start ons tweede thema: Vroeger was alles ...

We poetsen onze interviewtechnieken op ter voorbereiding van een interview met opa of oma op  Skype; onderzoeken wat opa’s en oma’s vroeger deden (want hoe is het leven zonder internet en iPad?), schrijven verhalen en denken na over onze families.

Graag ontvangen we van alle leerlingen familiefoto’s: papa, mama, broers en zussen, tante en ooms, neven en nichten en opa’s en oma’s.

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