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Week Beginning 13 June 2016

We would like to welcome parents to our upcoming showcase on Friday 24 June from 8:50-9:40 in the year 5 classrooms.

MESSAGES

  • The children had a fantastic time at Nanbeihu and we are sure they have many found memories of this exciting experience. Please check out the blog entries for photographs from our residential trip.

LITERACY   

This week we will be looking at newspaper articles and reports. The children will identify the features of a newspaper article and will discuss what they are used for and how they impact on the reader. The children will be given a variety of newspaper articles and will be asked to write a summary based on the headline. If you have any newspapers or magazines at home, please send them in!  

MATHS

This week in Maths we will begin to prepare some problem solving questions linked to the theme of Space. The children will be preparing resources for our upcoming showcase on 24 June. They will be making mathematical questions and problems for parents to solve at the showcase. There will be problems linked to area, perimeter, shape and number work. The children will have to know the answers and work backwards to create a mathematical problem.

THEMED LEARNING

Preparations for our showcase will continue with the children making the finishing touches to their work on planets and space. The children will be presenting their findings in a variety of ways. Some will be creating posters, diagrams, fact files and model planets!

PSHCE

This week we will be reflecting on our time in Nanbeihu. We will be discussing the challenges that the children faced and how they overcame them. We will discuss what strategies we used to overcome our fears and how a positive approach and encouragement from our peers can help us.

VOCABULARY

Literacy: Newspaper, article, headline, sub-heading, caption, alliteration, play on words

Maths: area, perimeter, fractions, length, measure, problem solving

Themed Learning: space, solar system, diameter, mass, weight, research, summarizing, fact files.

DUTCH

Cito-toetsen

De leerlingen van KS2 ronden hun laatste Cito-toetsen af. De resultaten kunt u in de loop van de volgende week verwachten. Naar aanleiding van de Cito-uitslagen plannen wij nog één moment voor oudercontact. Hier kunt u zich voor inschrijven om de resultaten van uw zoon/dochter te bespreken.

Superhelden

We werken verder aan het thema ‘Echte Superhelden’. We lezen in Per Ongeluk(t) en denken verder na over gedragspatroongrafieken en het vertalen van het verhaal in een schoenendoos. Ook werken we aan een folder en een poster voor de ‘K.S.A.’ (de koninklijke superheldenacademie)

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).

MFL

Year 5 Spanish  Mrs Jolly

Next week, the students will write the script and practise the dialogues related to ‘Talking about what hurts and visiting the doctor’  The children will need to film their role-plays and so should bring their iPADs to the lesson.

Year 5/ 6 French – Miss Caldwell

This week we will create a short talk on a choice of topic from this year. The children will investigate different ways to construct sentences and use vocabulary learned to add detail.

Homework this week is to translate a verse from a song.

Year 5 French - Miss Rae

Next week in French we will be asking the way and giving directions. We will also be saying where we are going.

Homework this week is to complete the conversation, by using the map with directions as an aid.

MANDARIN

Year5 Tiger/ Horse/ Monkey /Panda

This week students will be doing some independent work to review what we have covered this year. 

Year5 母语班

本周我们将进行期末测试。