- Primary ECAs – Please remember that there will be no ECAs Tuesday 31st and Thursday 2nd due to the Parent Teacher Conferences
- Giving Tree – Each year, Giving Tree aims to provide children in need with a gift bag full of winter clothes and school supplies. Please support this worthwhile cause.
- Please encourage your child to come up to their classroom with their teacher and class in the mornings. We kindly ask that parents stay in the playground.
- A reminder to avoid using glass bottles and tupperware for children’s drinks and snacks as these can easily break. Many thanks for your support.
The children have now developed good note taking, research and non-fiction writing skills. They will spend this week deciding on the best way to organise all of the information and writing they have done and creating a finished product which is well presented and easy to read.
Non-fiction, non-chronological, report, sub-headings, information, paragraphs, facts, notes, conjunctions
Next week in maths, students will be exploring standard and non-standard units of measure. We will concentrate on metric measurements of length. Students will learn to add and subtract a variety of lengths in mm, cm, m and km. There will be opportunities to measure with a variety of equipment and to convert from one unit of measure to another.
Millimetre, centimetre, metre, kilometre, length, width, height
Next week, in Themed learning, we will build on the learning children have been doing about the three different types of rocks. Children will now explore the rock cycle through some interactive activities (one of which you may get to experience during our showcase!)
Sedimentary, Metamorphic, igneous, Triassic Period, Jurassic Period, Cretaceous Period, Mesozoic Era, Dinosaurs, Soils, Moisture, rock cycle
COMPUTER PROGRAMMING AND DIGITAL LITERACY
For the next two weeks, the Year 3 children will be focusing on their digital literacy skills in our computing sessions. This week, the children will be continuing to develop their research skills, refining the information that they collected on their Padlet to remove duplicated or irrelevant information and add any final notes.
Web browser, internet, e-safety, search string, address bar, research, facts, information, Padlet, notes
The children are now really embedding their core skills into each lesson and are developing a good understanding of how these skills are useful and required across all of their learning. Next week we will focus on introducing the core skill ‘compassion’. This skill focuses children on other people’s emotions and they learn how to empathise with others and act accordingly.
Curiosity, collaboration, communication, creativity, core skills, ambition, composure, compassion
Juf Irene is deze week op bezoek geweest. Ze heeft veel gesproken met Juf Chris en Juf Cindy voor de overdracht. Ze heeft ook de meeste leerlingen even gezien en ze heeft er zin in! Juf Irene begint na de Kerstvakantie!
Verder werken we gewoon verder met het thema: “Gruwelijk Eng!”
De gruwelijk vieze recepten zijn klaar. Deze hangen vanaf volgende week op de display of in de klas. Durven jullie het ook echt te koken? De leerlingen schrijven nu een echt griezelverhaal.
Ik heb gezien dat de meeste leerlingen de woorden met Bloon aan het oefenen zijn, heel erg goed!
Nieuwsbegrip huiswerk moet nu ook weer gemaakt worden.
Mandarin Y3 MNDC1
Homework for this weekend: Complete worksheet on school subjects
Next week we will continue learning Lesson. 4 text 2
Mandarin Y3 MNDC2/C3
Homework for this weekend: Complete worksheet of date and birthday
Next week we will continue learning Lesson. 5 Age
Mandarin Y3 MNDCN
Year 3 / 4 French – Ms Caldwell
This week’s homework is to choose another activity from our Shared Learning Homework Grid.
Next week the children will be learning the vocabulary for body parts.
Year 3 / 4 French – Ms De Borger
This week’s homework will be creating your own French colourful monster. Can you label the colours and the parts of the face? You can revisit the story for inspiration!
Key vocabulary: le monstre, vert, jaune, bleu(e), rouge, blanc/blanche, violet, les oreilles, le nez, les yeux la bouche, grand(e), petit(e)
Next week we will continue our story `Va- t`en, Grand Monstre Vert!` We will create or own storybook, naming the coloured parts of the monster`s face and adding more body parts on every page.
Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Watson
Next week students will be covering the different colours and learning a song about colours. For homework they need to complete activities on the grid.
Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Lara
This week’s homework is about describing objects or people
Next week’s class will be revision of what we have done so far.
Year 3/ 4 Native German – Ms Welz
Als Hausaufgabe sollen die Kinder diese Woche einen Eintrag in ihrem Lesetagebuch machen.
Nächste Woche werden wir uns mit dem Thema „Satzanfang und Satzzeichen“ beschäftigen.
Year 3 / 4 Spanish - Ms Martinez
Next week we will continue learning about different animals.
This week’s homework is to finish writing up a description of your favourite animal.
Year 3/ 4 Mandarin MND04L1 - Ms Wong
Homework for this weekend: Complete the reading comprehension work sheet
Next week we will start to study a new book “ The cup from Lily” and focus on the usage of “真” and “给”.
Year 3/ 4 Mandarin MAND04L2 - Ms Liu
Homework for this weekend is to match the words with the pictures, and complete the word search puzzles.
Next week we will continue to read book 4 “No speaking” and continue studying the auxiliary verbs “can” and “want”.
Year 3/ 4 Mandarin MND 04L3 - Ms Zhou
Next week we will learn how to ask people’s age in Chinese.
Homework for this week: Please read the story book that we made to review the sentences we learnt last week.
Year 3/ 4 Mandarin MND04LN - Ms Bai