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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!

MESSAGES

  • 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.
  • Term 3 Second Hand Uniform Sale 3.00pm – 4.30pm on Monday 25 April in the Gallery
  • 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.

LITERACY   

In literacy this week we will be beginning to look at the book ‘Millions’ to co-incide with the launch of our new topic ‘If I Ruled the World’. We will begin to get to know the characters, explore their motivations and try and look at the world from their perspective. We will then build up to writing a letter from the point of view of the children’s teacher.

MATHS 

In Maths this week we will be looking at angles. We will revise how to use a protractor to measure and draw angles accurately, using these skills toconstruct triangles and pentagons. We will also investigate the angles formed by intersecting lines and consider how to calculate missing angles.

THEMED LEARNING

This week is the launch of our exciting new topic ‘If I Ruled the World’. We will begin with an exciting experience in Stage 1 where the children will be introduced to the idea of the challenging decicions that face world leaders. We will look at a range of questions that do not have ‘correct’ answers and investigate how to way up evidence and vote for the most compelling argument.

DUTCH

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).

MFL

Year 5/ 6 French – Miss Caldwell
The children will be investigating popular dance 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. (www.linguascope.com ; Username: bisspuxi;  Password: shanghai)

Year 6 French - Mme McConnon / Miss Chareyron
Students will learn how to talk about what they do in the evening after school. 

Homework this week: to complete the worksheets on time and school subjects

Year 6  Spanish -  Ms Watson
In Spanish next week the students will be learning how to tell the time and combing this with talking about sports.
For homework I would like to encourage the students to continue with their Duolingo lessons to increase their vocabulary and improve their speaking and listening skills.

MANDARIN

Year6 Tiger

Topic: Hobbies

The students will practise the usage of different activity words.

Homework: The students are expected to talk about the weather and activities they used to do when they were a child.

Year6 Horse

Topic: Lesson5 Seasons-Continued

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

Year6 Monkey

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

Students will be able to express the sport activities they like

Homework: Prepare your Mandarin Speech Show

Year6 Panda

Topic: Lesson 11 Daily Routine-Text 2-Continued

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

Homework: Prepare your Mandarin Speech Show.

Year6 母语班

本周我们将开始学习第七课《一颗小豌豆》和练习中文演讲秀。

功课:学生们将完成第七课的生字词抄写和造句练习。(P22)

活动:学生们分享自己做过的一件好事或者打算做的一件好事;口头演讲。

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