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Week Beginning 19 March 2018


  • International week:  On Monday 26 March at 8.25am you are invited to join us for International Week singing in the Primary playground.  On Thursday 29 March at 9:00am the International Parade will take place in the Primary front playground. Students are invited to wear clothing that represents their cultural heritage. If you are able, please come dressed in your national costume and cheer on. Our Chatterbox coffee shop will be open for parents to enjoy a beverage or snack.
  • The Year 5 Showcase will take place on 23 March at 9:00.
  • After consultation with staff, parents and importantly pupils we have developed a series of new polices of BISS Puxi Primary. These policies include, Assessment Reporting & Recording, Behaviour, Pastoral Care (Ethos & Values), Bullying Prevention, BISS House System and Pupil VoiceLeadership. The policies are recorded on the parent portal.


This week and next week will be the Year 5 STEAM week! Please see the Themed Learning section for more details.


Please see the Themed Learning section.


This week and next week will be the Year 5 STEAM week! Please see the Themed Learning section for more details.


Please see the Themed Learning section.


This week we will be back in the Da Vinci centre for another exciting week of STEAM learning. This time we are taking the opportunity to explore the resources available to us and think about what skills we need to learn to be able to work effcetivly in this fabulous space. Each teacher will be running a workshop on a specific skill and parents will be invited on Friday to come to one and experience it for themselves.

Green Screen  – Learn how to effectively use this software to add to your presentations

Data Analysis – Learn how to understand and represent data in a more effective way

Collaboration – Learn how to compromise and listen to others ideas while still giving your opinion

Presentation – Learn how to use your voice and body language more effectviley when giving that all important presentation

Programming – Learn how to use Scratch and program your own game


This week and next week will be the Year 5 STEAM week! Please see the Themed Learning section for more details.


Please see the Themed Learning section.


We will continue with the PSHCE / well-being program and the  core value of collaboration.  This is the ability to work constructively with others, and children will learn to negotiate, to resolve conflicts, and to support agreed solutions. In doing so, they will strengthen their sense of teamwork and realise where they lack certain skills; which they can later hone.


Collaboration, groups, teamwork, skills


Wat een geweldige showcase afgelopen woensdag. De kinderen hebben er hard voor gewerkt en geoefend. Bedankt voor uw komst.

Wetenschap en techniek

De komende week starten we met het thema Wetenschap en techniek. We brainstormen over onderwerpen, maken een mindmap en bedenken waar we meer over willen leren binnen dit thema. We gaan met elkaar op onderzoek, gaan proefjes doen waarbij voorspellen en beschrijven van het proces centraal staat.

Spelling tijdens de komende drie weken

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

Year 4: extra aandacht voor centwoorden (klinkt als een s maar schrijf je als een c) en komma-s-meervoud (komma’s)

Year 5: extra aandacht voor cadeauwoorden (met eau) en verkleinwoorden (boompje)

Year 6: extra aandacht voor leenwoorden en voor het meewerkend voorwerp


Mandarin Y5 C1-Ms Zhang

Homework for this weekend: Start to prepare the Mandarin Speech Show.

Next week students will write a short essay about the subjects we have learnt.  

Mandarin Y5 C2-Ms Dai

Homework for this weekend: Finish the worksheet of the topic.

Next week students will be practicing their story of ‘有’ sentence, they then will share the story in the class.

Mandarin Y5 C3- Ms Ma

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

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

Mandarin Y5 C4- 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 Y5 MNDCN-Ms Zhou and Ms He




Year 5/6 French – Ms Donacien

Homework this week will be to revise the names of countries and nationalities in French.  Complete the activity called Les Pays on the Linguascope app. 

Next week, we will focus on the environment.

Year 5/6 French - Ms Caldwell

This weekend’s homework is to choose an activity from our Shared Learning Grid.
Next week in class, we will focus upon reading longer texts in French and answering some basic comprehension activities.

Year 5 / 6 French – Ms De Borger

Next week we will make a typical French delicacy for our French café.  What is your favourite food?  We will discuss the origin of some typical French foods and make a poster.

This week`s homework will be editing and uploading your conversation in the French café on the Seesaw app. 

Key vocabulary: je voudrais..., un croissant, des madeleines, des meringues, un croissant, un éclair, un macaron, des choux, un gâteau à yaourt, la mille-feuille, les palmiers

Year 5/6  Spanish -  Ms Argent Watson

For homework this weekend, students are expected to complete activities on the Homework Grid and bring in to share with the class.
Next week in class, we will begin to look at the significance of Easter and Catholicism and why it is celebrated in all Spanish speaking countries.

Year 5/6  Spanish -  Dr Cattel

This weekend’s homework is : learn the transport for a test next week

Next week in class,  we will be covering Easter in Spain

Week of 26  March

This weekend’s homework is  Design and Easter Card

Next week in class, we will continue to cover Easter in Spain.

Year 5/6  Spanish -  Mrs Jolly

Next week: Students will learn to use the imperative form by following a recipe to bake oatmeal cookies. We will go to the kitchen to practise the new vocabulary.

Homework: The students need to use A4 paper and draw or print a picture with any of the imperative verbs used during the cooking activity.

Year 5/6 Native German – Ms. Welz

Die Hausaufgabe für diese Woche ist im Booklet auf Seite 18. Die Kinder müssen zusammengesetzte Nomen bilden und zu jedem zusammengesetzten Nomen einen Satz in ihr Heft schreiben. Alternativ können sie auch eine Geschichte schreiben, in der die zusammengesetzten Nomen vorkommen.
Nächste Woche werden wir uns mit zusammengesetzten Adjektiven beschäftigen.

Year 5/ 6 MND06L1  Ms - Wang

Homework for this weekend: Read the text “Xiao Long is sick”(Part 1)
Next week, we will study text of “Xiao Long is sick” (part 2) and focus on frequency expressions

Year 5/ 6 Mandarin MND06L2 - Ms He

This weekend’s homework is to complete the word search puzzles, and Match the picture with the Chinese.
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 5/ 6 Mandarin MND06L3 - Ms Wong

This weekend’s homework is to research and find out the meanings of 4 character idioms

Next week in class, we will continue with our idiom projects.

Year 5/ 6  Mandarin MND06LN - Ms Zhang