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Week Beginning 30 October 2017

MESSAGES

  • Parent teacher meetings will take place on October 31  and November 2.  If you have asked for an appointment you should have received an appointment time. Please ask your teacher if you are unsure. We look forward to sharing your child’s progress. Please remember ECAs will be cancelled on these days.
  • Please ensure that your child has the correct school uniform. In particular please ensure your child is wearing black shoes. Girls should wear plain white socks and boys should wear black or grey socks. You can review the school’s uniform policy here.
  • Please remember to send in and label your child’s snack box and water bottle, as well as a hat during the hot weather.
  • If for any reason your child is unable to take part in PE, please send a signed message in your child’s communication book.  Your child still needs to bring in their PE kit to enable them to participate as a coach, an official or to give feedback.  If your child would be swimming, they should bring their normal PE kit.
  • Parent showcase in the Da Vinci Centre (Friday 11-11.45 AM).

LITERACY

It is STEAM learning week - please see the Themed learning section!

MATHS

It is STEAM learning week - please see the Themed learning section!

THEMED LEARNING

This week is STEAM learning week. We will spend the whole  week in the Da Vinci Center, doing a carousel of activities:

Ration cooking with Miss Caldwell.

War themed robotics with Mr Broadbent.

Composing a piece of music that would suit a war movie on the iMacs with Mr Jarrett.

War themed print art with Mrs Argent-Watson.

Documentary making from our school trip to the Jewish Museum with Mr Bone.

KEY VOCABULARY

Holocaust, war, discrimination, prejudice, Jew, community, design thinking, STEAM, cooking, rationing, robot, program, code, compose, feelings, tone, print, mixed-media, colours, documentary, camera angles,  narration

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING  AND  DIGITAL LITERACY

It is STEAM learning week - please see the Themed learning section!

PSHCE

In PSHCE this term we will be looking at teamwork and collaborative working.  We will focus further on fostering new relationships, creating rules and expectations for the group and how to work together successfully.  

KEY VOCABULARY

Trust, bravery, commitment, teamwork, collaboration

DUTCH

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.

MFL 

Year 5/6 French – Mr. Bailie

This weekend’s homework will be to continue with the homework grid, choosing one homework task per week. Homework will be checked each week.
Next week, the children will continue practising storytelling. However, the class will now move onto short conversations and French names.
Key Vocabulary:   je m’appelle, et toi?, ca va? Tres bien, pas tres bien, comme si comme ca

Year 5 / 6 French – Ms De Borger

This week`s homework will be practising the topic related vocabulary on the Linguascope App. (section: mon environment- la maison)

Key Vocabulary: voici le/ la…, il ya ….,  la maison, la cuisine, le salon, la salle à manger, la salle de bains, la chambre, le couloir, l’escalier, le jardin, le balançoire

Next week we will make a short video presenting the plans of our dream house and presenting our `room in a box`.  We will write a short text about our dream house, naming the different rooms and special features. 

Year 5/6  Spanish -  Dr Cattel

Homework this weekend: to watch the Sammy el Heladero song and learn the actions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMU5TTQ4CtY

Next week: To learn how to describe the weather.

Year 5/6  Spanish -  Ms Martinez

Next week we will continue to learn about adjectival agreements.

This week’s homework is to plan their comic for the Emperor’s New Clothes.

Year 5/6 Native German – Ms. Welz

Als Hausaufgabe sollen die Kinder diese Woche einen Eintrag in ihrem Lesetagebuch machen.

Nächste Woche werden wir uns weiter mit der Zeichensetzung der wörtlichen Rede beschäftigen.

Year 5/ 6 MND06L1 - Ms Wang

Homework for this weekend: Complete worksheet on revising time and making requests

Next week we will continue studying the book “ Wake up quickly” and will focus on conditional structures using “再。。。就要。。。”

Year 5/ 6 Mandarin MND06L2 - Ms He

Homework for this weekend is:  Complete the key words search puzzle and fill in the missing word to form a sentence.

Next week we will continue to read book 4 “No speaking” and learn how to form the imperative.

Year 5/ 6  Mandarin MND06LN - Ms Zhang

本周作业:  搜集资料(学生在学校使用平板电脑的“利”和“弊”)

下周我们将准备,并进行一次关于“小学生是否合适在学校用电脑”的小辩论。

MANDARIN

Mandarin Y6 MNDC1

Homework for this week: Match the picture with the answer; copy the Chinese characters.

This week we will  start to learn Lesson 11 Snacks. Students.

Mandarin Y6 MNDC2

Homework for this weekend:   Complete the reading comprehension

Next week we will  review the sentence patterns in lesson 10 and lesson 11 via making a power point.

Mandarin Y6 MNDC3

Homework for this weekend: Complete worksheet on school subjects

Next week we will continue learning Lesson. 4 text 2

Mandarin Y6 MNDC4

Homework for this weekend: Complete worksheet of date and birthday

Next week we will continue learning Lesson. 5 Age

Mandarin Y6 MNDCN

下周我们开始学习《卖火柴的小女孩》,能正确、流利、有感情地朗读课文,把握并理解课文主要内容,关注课文中卖火柴的小女孩命运的悲惨,体会作者思想感情,了解虚实结合写法的表达方法,体会这样写的好处。