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Week Beginning 22 May 2017


  • BISS Garden Party – June 10 1pm-4pm
  • Healthy Snacks - Please ensure that your child’s daily snack is a healthy one.
  • Warm Weather - 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.
  • Wanted - Jumble items for Tanzania Table at the Garden Party: We are a group of Y.8 & 9 students who are busy fundraising for the projects we will support in November when we travel to Tanzania on our amazing service project. We are looking for your help for contributions of second-hand toys, books and any other small unwanted household items for our Jumble Table at the Summer Garden Party. If you are leaving China or just having a Spring clean, please consider donating your unwanted items to our Tanzania Jumble Table. Please send them in to either the Primary or Secondary reception desks. Thanks for your support. Tanzania Student Team


In Literacy this week we will begin a new topic on poetry. The children will be learning to recite classic poems and discussing their favourite poems. Many of the poems we will look at are about animals so the children will learn the poems with appropriate animal actions! The grammar focus for the week will be possessive apostrophes.


In Maths the children will continue to revise the previous week’s work and then begin to apply this knowledge to word based problems. The focus of the lessons will be very much dependent on the children’s individual strengths and weaknesses. Some of the areas the children might cover are; handling data, time, measures, shape and positional language.

Themed Learning

The children will be learning about tribes that live in the Amazon rainforest. They will leant about the different customs and dress in some of the different types and then begin to write a simple diary of a tribe’s person’s daily life.


The teachers will teach the children playground games and discuss what it means to be a good friend.


Mandarin Y2 C1

Topic: Book 4b Lesson 5 School facility

Key words: 学校school, 礼堂Auditorium,  图书馆library , 操场 playground, 游泳池swimming poor

Key Radicals:“ 礻ritual, 纟silk,  扌 hand ”

Key sentence: The ’有” and “在” sentences.

Mandarin Y2 C2

Children will learn to describe the snacks they like.

Key Sentence: 我喜欢吃wo xihuan chi……/ I like to eat….

Key character: 吃 chi/eat.

Mandarin Y2 C3

Topic: Review Monkey King Book 3A—Lesson. 3  Chinese Food

Students will learning some Chinese food items

Mandarin Y2 MND02CN

本周我们将学习课文《荷叶圆圆》,学习生字词;能正确流利地朗读课文,让学生感受到充满童趣的夏天,感受到小水珠、小蜻蜓、小青蛙和 小鱼儿快乐的心情。



De kinderen van KS1 leggen deze week de laatste hand aan het opzetten van onze kunsttentoonstelling.  We leggen de laatste hand aan onze kunstenaarsportretten, maken een catalogus en  worden volleerde museumgidsen.  Zet de opening op donderdag 25 mei alvast in uw agenda!  Meer info volgt in de nieuwsbrief.

In de spellingslessen oefenen we woorden met –aai-, -ooi- en –oei-.