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Week Beginning 26 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 4 Showcase will take place 13th April at 9:00.


This week in Literacy, our focus will be International Week. The children will be thinking about their own countries as well as the countries which are represented within their classrooms. The children will be researching and presenting different features about the countries, celebrating the diversity of the world.


Country, tradition, information, celebrate, diversity


Next week in Maths, Year 4 will use some data handling techniques to present information about their own countries and the countries of others. This Maths learning will contribute towards the information posters which the children will be creating about their countries.


Data, present, information, tally, graph


This week we will be focusing on International week. Alongside the activities already prgansied we will be looking at where the children come from and using our skills we learned last week to present this information. Geography skills will be tested by looking at different features of our world.


International, continent, present, data, nation, map skills, location


We have begun to delve into the world of computing coding and programming, and will continue this for the next few weeks. The students will learn how to control and move objects, giving the computer instructions for the objects to follow.


Code, coding, programme, programming, instruction


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.


Compassion, feelings, understand, help, friendship


We zijn inmiddels gestart met het thema ‘Wetenschap en Techniek’. We doen proefjes, schrijven onze voorspellingen op papier en doen onderzoek naar de achtergronden. Volgende week staan constructies centraal. Hoe kan het dat een brug niet inzakt in het midden, hoe kan het dat wolkenkrabbers niet omvallen en hoe maak je twee verschillende materialen aan elkaar vast? We gaan het allemaal ontdekken en we maken notitites van onze bevindingen. Ook gaan we aan de slag met werkbeschrijvingen en werktekeningen.

Spelling tijdens de komende drie weken

Groep 4: au-plaat/ klankgroepenwoorden met lange klank aan het eind/ lidwoorden en zelfstandig naamwoorden

Groep 5:luchtwoorden (pech, lach)/ politiewoorden (eindigen op –tie)/ voltooid deelwoorden en hulpwerkwoorden

Groep 6: extra aandacht voor kilowoorden (je hoort /ie en je schrijft i, bijv. materiaal)/routewoorden (route, journaal: ik hoor een oe maar schrijf een ou) en kommawoorden.

Groep 7: extra aandacht voor tremawoorden/voegwoorden en het lijdend voorwerp.

Groep 8: herhaling van voorgaande categorieen.


Mandarin Y4 MNDC1 - Ms Zhang

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

Next week  we will review words and sentence patterns we have learnt.

Mandarin Y4 MNDC2/C3-Ms Dai/Ms Wang

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

Next week we will continue studying Lesson. 6 Sickness and focus on role play.

Mandarin Y4 MNDC4-Ms Piao

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

Next week we will review all the lessons from Term 2.

Mandarin Y4 MNDCN-Ms He and Ms Zhou




Year 3 / 4 French – Ms De Borger

This week`s homework will be decorating your French Easter egg for the treasure hunt.  Hide a French Easter tradition or French vocabulary related to Easter inside!

Next week we will celebrate Pâques (Easter).  We will look into to some typical French Easter celebrations and will go on an Easter egg hunt.  There will be no French class next Friday because of the school break.  Have a great holiday! Joyeux Pâques!

Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Argent Watson

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

Students will continue to discover the traditions of Easter in Spain and learn about all the celebrations in Holy Week.

Year 3 / 4 Spanish - Mrs Jolly

Homework: Noun and adjective agreement worksheet.

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

Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Lara

Homework for this weekend is to practise the Easter vocabulary.
Next week in class, we will be working on the topic of Easter  and consolidating our use of ser and estar.

Year  3/ 4 Native German – Ms Welz

Die Hausaufgabe diese Woche ist ein Eintrag im Lesetagebuch.

Nächste Woche werden wir weiterhin üben, Wörter in der Wörteriste nachzuschlagen.

Year 3/ 4 Mandarin MND04L1 - Ms Wang

Homework for this weekend: Read your own book to someone who understand Chinese and ask them to leave a comment on how you read.
Next week, we will review the books we have studied using the on-line programme.

Year 3/ 4 Mandarin MAND04L2 - Ms Liu

This weekend’s homework is to complete the sentences according to book11, and describe the pictures.

Next week in class, we will start to read book12”有爱,真好!it’s great to be loved!” , we will focus on talking about our family and when do we feel loved.

Year 3/ 4MND04L3 - Ms Zhou

Next week, we will review what we have learnt this term through various activities.

No homework during holiday. 

Year 3/ 4 Mandarin MND04LN - Ms Bai



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