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Week Beginning 25 April 2016

Saturday 23 April the show will go on! Come rain, hail or shine, this Saturday’s Garden Party will take place as scheduled from 1pm-4pm. We are well prepared with a wet weather plan so all the fun can continue and you can expect to have a great time regardless of the weather. We look forward to seeing you all on Saturday.Get those hats and shields ready and come and join the party!


  • Year 5 will be going on an exciting educational visit to the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum on Wednesday 27 April. This visit is connected with our Themed Learning focus, Space, and will be a great opportunity for children to further develop their knowledge of Space and their factual understanding of our Universe. We will be leaving school at approximately 9.00am and returning to school in the afternoon in time for the usual end of day arrangements. Students will be required to wear uniform as normal on the day, but should wear comfortable walking shoes and a jacket. Please contact your child’s class teacher if you are available to volunteer and help on this trip. Now the weather is getting warmer, please could you encourage your child to bring in a hat and also a water bottle so that they remain well hydrated during the day.
  • Years 5 and 6 Sports Morning    

Wednesday 11 May (8.45am – 12.50pm)                Secondary Sports Field

The students have been busy in their houses organising and choosing their events. All students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 2 events .There is also an option to take part in a fun tug-of-war and house team skipping. After registration, the students will assemble on the Secondary Sports Field. The day will begin with a warm up and stretches. The events have been designed around the FOBISIA designated athletic events. Years 5 and 6 students have been using curricular PE lessons to practice their events. Certain events (track, high jump, skipping and tug of war) will be timetabled events. The remaining events of; long, triple, or three springs jump; quoit throw; shot putt and basketball push are non- timetabled events. This means that competitors can freely move around these events and perform when they have the chance.


Linked to the Themed Learning topic of Space the children will read a selection of rhyming and non-rhyming poetry and share their opinions with each other. They will use a range of space vocabulary and definitions as starting points for their own written work. The children will also visit the Museum of Science and Technology so they will have plenty of material to inspire their writing.


This week in Maths we are revisiting work on angles. The children will be measuring and drawing angles with a special space theme. Children will be exposed to the constellations of our galaxy and afford their ever growing knowledge to measure the angles between individual stars.  Towards the end of the week they will also be given the opportunity to create their own personal constellation.



On Wednesday we will go on our trip to the Science and technology Museum as part of our Space Themed learning unit. Children will get an opportunity to investigate and learn about rockets, shuttles, satellites and astronauts. They will  be asked to collect videos and images to create a report outlining what they have learnt. The children will also watch an educational film, explaining the history of the solar system. It promises to be an exciting day for all of the children!


Dit was het nieuws

De Razende Reporters van SDS werken verder aan het Dagblad van SDS. De rubrieken zijn verdeeld onder de leerlingen; iedereen is redacteur van een bepaalde rubriek. Alle leerlingen werken mee aan de ‘live’ sportverslagen. Ook oefenen we het nieuwslezen.

Spelling en woordbeeld

We herhalen met spelling in elke groep de klankengroepen (letterdief, letterzetter, 2-tekenklanken en poortwachter).

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).


Year 5 Spanish  Mrs Jolly
Next week, we will finish the story: Una Oruga muy hambrienta.

Homework: Write or print a traditional Spanish dish. Write it or print it in English or Spanish.

Year 5/ 6 French – Miss Caldwell

The children will be investigating popular dances in France.  They will begin to investigate prepositions and perhaps even choreograph their own routines!

The homework this week will be to revise vocabulary regarding hobbies and food/drink using Linguascope. ( ; Username: bisspuxi;  Password: shanghai)

Year 5 French - Miss Rae
In French next week, we will be finishing off our unit on fashion. We will be looking at fabulous and their outfits and describing them to our friends, as well as giving opinions about their clothes.

Homework this week: is to match the pictures with the correct phrases.


Year5 Tiger

Topic: Hobbies

The students will learn words of different activities.

Homework: The students are expected to copy the new words and read the new text aloud

Year5 Horse

Topic: Lesson5 Seasons

The students will be able to talk about the weather condition

Homework: Students are expected to finish worksheet of this lesson to familiarize new words

Year5 Monkey

Topic: Lesson 8 Hobby (2): Sports-Text2-Continued

Students will be able to express the sport activities they like

Homework: Research

Year5 Panda

Topic: Lesson 11 Daily Routine-Text 2

Students will be learning how to tell the time in different ways.

Homework: Paper work.

Year5 母语班

本周我们将学习第三十二课《全神贯注》,读通课文,明白全神贯注对于做好一件事情的重要性。学习生词“雕塑”、“咕噜” 、“争吵”、“情绪”、“痴迷”、“猛然”、“抱歉”、“全神贯注”、“端详”、“莫名其妙”。


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