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Week Beginning 19 October 2015

iPads – A note was sent home with your child on Wednesday 14 October regarding safe usage and imessaging. Please read and discuss with your child.

MESSAGES

  • Security – thank you to all of you who have applied for our new security badges.  Due to some technical difficultes the production of the badges has been delayed.  We are working as fast as possible to get the badges to you.  Thank you for your patience.
  • Security - Our new security system is still at the trial stage.  Adults only should use the glass gates to enter and exit the school; children should use the metal gates to the side.  If you are concerned that your child is young and you want to be with them then please accompany them through the metal gates. Thank you for your support.
  • Lunches - Please be aware that SLETO take the numbers for lunches from the school register at 9.30am every day.  If you are taking your child out of school after 9.30am please inform SLETO in advance so that you are not charged on that day.
  • After School Contact System - New information about this has been added to the website to help at http://www.nordangliaeducation.com/our-schools/shanghai/puxi/after-school-contact-system.  Please ensure that your child’s class teacher is aware of any changes to regular going home arrangements early in the day by writing details in your child’s Communication Book.

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 enhanse 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.

MATHS

In Maths, we will be beginning a unit of work on fractions. This will include calculating fractions of amounts, converting decimals and percentages into fractions, adding and subtracting fractions and using fractions in real life problems. We will also look at mental strategies to speed our claculations when considering fractions of amounts.

THEMED LEARNING

In Themed Learning we will begin to look at the challenging topic of the treatment of Jewish people druing the Second World War. This will be done in a sensitive way using the wonderful book ‘Rose Blanche’ which tells the story from the point of view of a young German girl. This will pave the way for our trip to the Shanghai Jewish Museum.

PSHCE

Our focus this week in PHSCE will be the effects of civil war on population movements and the politics and contrasting opinions that this generates.

VOCABULARY

Literacy – however, therefore, in addition, furthermore, nevertheless, despite

Maths – data, graph, mean, median, mode, range, pattern, trend, analyse

Humanities – rationing, shortage, U-Boat, coupons

DUTCH

Dames en Heren, Hooggeëerd publiek...!

Alles wat met circus te maken zal de komende weken de revue passeren: functies en beroepen, een circusverhaal, krantenartikelen over het failliete Circus Renz, een actieplan om het circus  te redden... We lezen het boek De dikke bende van de Korenwolf en de vondst van het stiekeme circus.

Denkt u op maandag (Y3 , Y5, Y6) of vrijdag (Y4)  aan het biebboek en de Estafettemap?

Fijn weekend!

MANDARIN

Year6 Tiger

Topic: Appearance

Key words: 漂亮、帅、胖、瘦、圆

Homework: Prepare the words for dictation and speaking task on one person’s appearance

Year6 Horse

Topic: Lesson 11 Three Meals a Day

Key Words: 中餐zhong can/Chinese dish;西餐xi can/Western dish;早餐zao can/breakfast;午餐wu can/lunch;晚餐wan can/dinner;一般yi ban/normally

Homework: worksheet of the topic of this topic

Year6 Monkey

Topic: Countries, Languages (Text 2)-Continued

The students will be able to use the key words of Text 2 to share the languages they can speak.

Homework: A poster based on the information given on P6 (workbook sheet).

Year6 Panda

Topic: Lesson 4.Date

This week we will review the topic of date.

Homework: Worksheet for writing complete sentences to express the date.

Year6 母语班

本周我们将继续学习课文第三课《鹰王和鼹鼠》,复习此课的生字词并讨论其中的道理。

功课:学生会抄写第三课的生字词和准备听写。

学生会继续有诗歌补充阅读和背诵人物。

MFL

Year 6 French - Ms Caldwell
The children will be learning how to describe the weather and if they are feeling hot or cold.

Their homework will be to complete a weather forecast for the following week.

Year 6 French - Mme McConnon / Miss Chareyron
Next week, pupils will be talking about sports and hobbies and giving opinions. They will also be talking about families.

Homework this week:  To create a video in French of basic classroom instructions to send to the Global Campus challenge. Can we get our videos posted onto the Nord Anglia Global Campus?

Year 6  Spanish -  Ms Watson
We are continuing our theme about items found in pencil cases and backpacks. Students will be developing there speaking, listening and writing skills by writing a short introduction about themselves and the items that they have or do not have in their possession. They will then be presenting this to the class.

Homework will be to continue practising the items they have learned and the phrases that go with them.