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Week Beginning 18 April 2016

Saturday 23 April is the annual Garden Party which this year has “a twist of Shakespeare” as the theme. Again this year, we want to encourage students, teachers and parents to wear a great hat – the more unique the better. Flamboyant, fabulous and even more fantastic if you can link it to the Shakespeare theme! To add some variety we are also adding a new challenge this year. We want you to design your very own shield. You could go for a traditional design, a futuristic one or even one with a Shakespeare theme. Big or small – it is up to you but again we want you to show your imagination and creativity.

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 on Wednesday 11 May (8.45am – 12.50pm) at 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 looking at how to construct an informative leaflet. We will link this to our week in Lin'An, inserting relevant photos that support the text. We will also look at how to arrange information on the page to ensure the maximum clarity for the reader.

MATHS 

In maths this week we will be studying ration and proportion. We will look at the relationships between numbers, using our knowledge of fractions and decimals to make multi-step calculations. We will finish the week by completing some investigations using what we have leaned.

THEMED LEARNING

This week's themed learning will be based on consolidating our experience at Lin'An. We will review everything we have learned: about ourselves, each other and the environment. Children will work in small groups to make presentations that can be shared with next year's Year 6. 

DUTCH

Dit was het nieuws

Na de vakantie vervolgen we het thema ‘Dit was het nieuws’. De Razende Reporters van SDS zullen sportwedstrijden verslaan, een podcast maken en uiteraard verder werken aan het Dagblad van SDS.

Spelling en woordbeeld

We herhalen met spelling de klanken. Meertalige kinderen hebben vaak moeite met klankzuivere uitspraak van woorden en het onderscheiden van korte klanken (bakken, fikkie, ram) en lange klanken (raam, bomen, vuren, familie). Zeker wanneer de woorden langer worden en er in een woord meerdere spellingmoeilijkheden voorkomen, zien we dat leerlingen in de war raken.

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
Next week, the children will study some short films clips in French.  They will discuss the language that they recognise and review each clip in pairs. 

There is no homework this weekend.

Year 6 French - Mme McConnon / Miss Chareyron
Students will continue to work on describing their daily routines at home and at school.
There is no homework this weekend due to the Year 6 residential trip.

 Year 6  Spanish -  Ms Watson
Next week the students will be continuing on with their study of football as a way to revise and apply the knowledge they have been learning this year. They will be describing fans and parts of the body and prepositions.
There is no homework this weekend due to the Year 6 residential trip.

MANDARIN

Year6 Tiger

Topic: Hobbies

The students will learn words of different activities.

Homework: The students are expected to copy the new words and read the new text aloud

Year6 Horse

Topic: Lesson5 Seasons

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: Research

Year6 Panda

Topic: Lesson 11 Daily Routine-Text 2

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

Homework: Paper work.

Year6 母语班

本周我们将开始学习第六课《蛇与庄稼》。

功课:学生们将完成第六课的生字词抄写和造句练习。(P18)

活动:学生们分享假期里的研究项目---人与自然和谐相处的各种表现。