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Week Beginning 14 March 2016

Year 4 ‘Active Planet’ Learning Showcase – Wednesday 16 March 2.00pm – 3.00pm. The Year 4 Students would like to showcase their learning about volcanoes and earthquakes and to ask parents to participate in learning challenges.


  • On Friday 25 March we will have the International Day parade. Children will have the opportunity to dress in their national costumes or in the colours of their home country.
  • Term 3 BISCAP/ECA/BISS LIONS Swimming – Online registration opens 11 March and closes 21 March. Please register for Term 3 online.
  • Term 2 BISCAP/ECA/BISS LIONS Swimming end 18 March.
  • We are pleased to let you know that all letters sent home with your child can now be found at the end of this page.


Year 4 are looking at arguments and shall begin by considering the balanced structure of this genre. They shall delve deeper by analysing the sentence structure and the connectives used in order to compare and show cause. In order to develop a better understanding, they shall work in pairs to generate arguments for and against and will complete a shared piece of writing so that they can learn from their peers.


This week we shall be covering data handling. The children will learn to draw and interpret line graphs using a simple scale. They will discuss the difference between measuring and counting data (continuous and discrete) and the alternate ways of illustrating this in graphical form. They will have opportunities to collect data and create their own graphs. We shall also revisit pictograms using more complicated diagrams to present data.


Students will be excitedly making final preparations to share their Learning Journal with parents at the ‘Active Planet’ Learning Showcase. They will be learning how to teach parents how to print and create earthquake proof structures together.


Students will revise how to resolve differences by looking at alternatives, making decisions and explaining choices to avoid conflict.


Students will continue to create computer coding to create games.


Literacy – argument, balance, evidence, example, point, explanation,

Maths – graph, axes, line continuous, discrete, interval, scale, labels, data, tally, pictogram

Themed – teach, explain, discuss, evaluate, reflect, consider, appraise


Dit was het nieuws

In de financiële katern van het SDS Nieuws laten de leerlingen van year 3 en 4 hun centjes rollen.   We volgen de weg van het geld en worden jonge bankiers.

De sportverslaggevers van year 5 en 6 verzinnen passende krantenkoppen bij de  krantenberichten van deze week.  U hoort nog van hen!

Bi(e)bbezoek en Estafette

Denk aan het meenemen van de bi(e)bboeken op maandag (Year 3, 5 en 6) en dinsdag (Year 4). Estafette doen we op maandag (Year 3, 5 en 6) en donderdag (Year 4).


Year4 Horse

Topic: Lesson 15 Neighbourhood-Continued

Key Words: 超市chao shi/supermarket;附近fu jin/nearby;饭店fan dian/restaurant;离li/distance away from;远yuan/far;近jin/near;走路zou lu/walk;坐车zuo che/take vehicle

Homework: Students are expected to finish worksheet of this lesson

Year4 Monkey

Topic: Lesson 6 Sickness-Text2

Students will be able to express some common symptoms of illness

Homework: Worksheets of Text 2

Year4 Panda    

Topic: Lesson 9 Occupation-Text 2

Students will be learning how to express what do they parents do by using the sentence structure they learn.

Homework: Students will be producing a poster of their parent’s jobs.

Year4 母语班        




Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Caldwell

This week the children will be consolidating their Art unit and will be revising previous vocabulary and knowledge from previous units.

Homework will be to practise asking questions.

Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Sutton
Next week we will be continuing with our new topic all about Spanish food and snacks.
Homework this week is to complete the various tasks set including: sorting the new vocabulary into masculine/feminine/plural, writing about food you like/don’t like and identifying the missing letters for the new topic words.

Year 3/ 4 French:  Miss Wood
This week we shall continue learning about towns and cities. We shall review time expressions and giving directions to shops and other buildings. The children will be encouraged to use simple adverbial phrases and learn how constructions change according to gender. They will create short dramas to support this learning.
Homework: using the information sheet provided and the internet where possible create an extended word list to support the topic.

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