Monday 12th November – Mandarin Parent Consultations
Monday 12th November – FINAL Pitch session for Year 4
Wednesday 14th November – Mandarin Parent Consultations
Wednesday 21st – Friday 23rd November – Year 4 Camp
Wednesday 21st November – Mandarin Parent Consultations
Friday 23rd November – Mandarin Parent Consultations
Friday 23rd November – DEADLINE for Scholastic book orders online
Wednesday 12th December – BHS Christmas Concert
Friday 14th December – 12pm END OF TERM
A request from Mr Gibson to please complete the e-Notice on the Gateway that he has sent you, if you have not already done so. This e-Notice relates to ukulele loans as the students will begin learning to play these instruments in Music lessons soon.
Our Student Council have been inspired by a teacher’s visit to Impact HK who are a local NGO who support people who are less fortunate than us. Impact HK believes that kindness is very important so it looks to help people in poverty through finding people jobs and affordable housing, sports groups and language lessons. The Student Council will be presenting to the school at Golden Book on Monday 12th November. They will be asking the students if you have any towels, water bottles, tinned or dry food and adult clothing that you no longer need. If you do, there will be a collection box in the foyer. We thank you in advance for your support.
Our latest Scholastic Book Club is still running! Go to http://world-schools.
Please place your order online by November 23rd, 2018.
BHS English team
If you would like to know a bit more about the strategies that we use in school then please click on the links below…
Column method (the traditional one!)
We continued to learn about complex sentences this week. We used relative conjunctions (where, who, whose, whom, that, which) to add relative clauses to expand our sentences. 4F even had a go at writing funny “relative clause” secret stories, where we added a complex sentence, folded the paper and passed it on to the next person… There were some very silly results!
We all thoroughly enjoyed watching a fabulous Diwali assembly on Wednesday, with a highlight being the appearance of a very special dance troupe that many of us recognised! (Well done to all the BHS staff for rehearsing and performing such a great routine)
Ms. Chainrai, one of our much-loved, regular supply teachers, came into school and helped some classes create beautiful rangoli patterns on the playground.
We also loved seeing everyone in their bright, colourful outfits – what a lovely day!
Interdependence of living things can affect their survival.
Lines of Inquiry
An inquiry into…
- Different types of livings things (Form)
- What living things need to survive (Connection)
- Human responsibility to the survival of living things (Responsibility)
Next week, the children will continue their research that is being driven by the questions they have created. they will continue to familiarise themselves with Google Sites and begin to think more carefully about the design and layout that will work best for their information. We look forward to seeing the finished websites about the wide range of animals that the students have chosen.
An inquiry into:
- The different ways to model/show addition and subtraction
- Mental strategies that can be used to solve addition and subtraction
- Written strategies that can be used to solve addition and subtraction
Next week, the students will continue to apply the addition strategies that they have been revising to a range of problem-solving and open-ended challenges. They will also review their knowledge of subtraction strategies and begin applying these to mathematical challenges.
- Mon, Weds, Fri – borrow a BHS home reading book
- Tues, Thurs – read a book online from Big Universe
All children should aim to spend 30 minutes per week completing their assigned Mathletics tasks and/or practising their times tables.
All children are encouraged to take a reading book home on the days when they have Mandarin lessons.