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Week Beginning 26 March 2018


  • International Week – Week beginning 26 March. Please join us on:
  • Monday 26 March 8:25am in the Primary Playground as we begin our International Week with a song.
  • Thursday 29 March 9:00am for our International Parade, we encourage all children (and adults) to come dressed in special clothing from their home country. Our Chatterbox café will be open for refreshments during this time.


We are in the Davinci Centre this week and in-between times the children will be reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as a class as preparation for our first English unit of work after the break.


Roald Dahl, fiction writing, inference, literal, context clues


Maths work this week will be practical data work as part of their DaVinci week project.


Table, chart, bar graph, data, information, scale, x axis, y axis, title, labels, analysis, tally, conclusion

THEME – Da Vinci Centre

This week the children will be refining their collaborative skills by undertaking a project in the DaVinci Centre. They have discussed potential environmental and social issues that would have been present in Ancient Egyptian times (eg flooding, heat) and will be working in their teams to come up with some solutions and a project which they will present at the end of the week.


Over the course of this half-term, children will be improving their Microsoft Word and Publisher skills. First they will learn how to open a Word document and ‘Save as’ in order to make changes to it. They will progress on to changing the font, text colour and size, as well as underline and bold in order to change the appearance of the information in a document.


Software, hardware, Microsoft, Word, Publisher, document, publish, template, font, text, underline, bold


Our PSHE theme this week is COMPASSION. Children will be learning what compassion means and about mindfulness and empathy in the context of bullying. 


Compassion, empathy, skills, cooperation, bullying, mindfulness


Wat hebben we enorm hard gewerkt in de klas. De showcase komt eraan en dat is te merken. Er wordt gedicht, gerijmd, gedanst, geoefend en gezongen. Volgende week sluiten we ons thema af met een wervelend straattheater. U komt toch ook op 14 maart om kwart voor 5?

Nieuwsbegrip (begrijpend lezen)

Afgelopen week hadden we allemaal een tekst op eigen niveau over “ De week zonder vlees”.

We oefenen komende week met het voordragen van onze eigen gemaakte gedichten en doen een generale repetitie. Met Nieuwsbegrip kijken we eerst naar de tekst en proberen te voorspellen waar de tekst over zal gaan. Na het lezen gaan we na of onze voorspelling correct was. We gaan aan de hand van de tekst dieper in op moeilijke woorden die we tegenkomen en maken de vragen.

Spelling tijdens de komende drie weken

Year 3 : extra aandacht voor de ei-plaat (ei-woorden)


Mandarin Y3 MNDC1 -Ms He

Homework for this weekend: Finish worksheet on Lesson.6-Sickness

Next week we will study Lesson. 6 Sickness and focus on “想/要”.

Mandarin Y3 MND C2 /C3-Ms Zhang and Ms Wang

Homework for this weekend: Finish worksheet on Lesson. 10-Time.

Next week we will continue studying Lesson. 11 Daily Routine to express their daily activity.

Mandarin Y3 MNDCN-Ms Dai and Ms Zhou




Year 3 / 4 French – Ms Caldwell

This weekend’s homework is to choose an activity from our Shared Learning Grid.

Next week in class, we will continue to learn some Spring vocabulary and use this to write some descriptive sentences. We will focus more upon Easter, learning an Easter song with both familiar and new vocabulary.

Year 3 / 4 French – Ms De Borger  

Next week we will extend our vocabulary on personal descriptions by talking about the clothes people are wearing.

This week`s homework will be writing a personal description of one the heroes of the comic for our `Qui est-ce?` or `Guess who?` starter. 

Key vocabulary: une jupe, une robe, une chemise, un ceinture, un pantalon, un t-shirt, un pull, des chaussures, des chaussettes

Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Argent Watson

For homework this week, students are expected to complete activities on the Homework Grid and bring in next week to share with the class. 

Next week in class, students will begin to be introduced the Spanish Easter traditions. We will be revising colour vocabulary, reading a story and learning a traditional Easter song.  

Year 3 / 4 Spanish - Mrs Jolly

The students will work on a project at The Da Vinci Centre: Design an outfit using recycling materials. This will an opportunity to expand the vocabulary and talk about patterns and sizes in Spanish.

Homework: Noun and adjective agreement worksheet.

Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Lara

Homework for this weekend is to practise the use of ser and estar.

Next week in class, we will be working on the topic of Easter

Year  3/ 4 Native German – Ms Welz

Die Hausaufgabe für diese Woche ist im Booklet auf Seite 19. Die Kinder müssen passende Verben in einen Lückentext einsetzten und sich zu sechs Verben jeweils einen Satz ausdenken.
Nächste Woche werden wir zunächst noch weiter Verben in den verschiedenen Personalformen besprechen, aber auch schon beginnen, Wörter in der Wörterliste nachzuschlagen.

Year 3/ 4 Mandarin MND04L1 - Ms Wang

Homework for this weekend: Complete sentence writing of Page. 6---10 of book “Xiao Ming’s hobby”.
Next week, we will make out own book of “…….’s hobby” based on the book we learnt.

Year 3/ 4 Mandarin MAND04L2 - Ms Liu

This weekend’s homework is to colour the pictures according to the instructions and write characters
Next week in class, we will continue to read book 11“吃了什么?what did you eat”, The students will discuss “早餐、午餐、晚餐“and the food they eat.

Year 3/ 4MND04L3 - Ms Zhou

Next week, we will learn more about the measure words and use it in the sentence pattern”有… …”.

Homework for this week:According to the picture, write down the sentences in Chinese. 

Year 3/ 4 Mandarin MND04LN - Ms Bai



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