27 May 2019

Year 6 Update Week 35

upcomingdates

Tuesday 4th June – Year 3 Bake Sale….please bring some $$$ to buy some treats to support our PTA

Friday 7th June – School closed, Dragon Boat Festival holiday

Wednesday 26th June – Production to parents

Thursday 27th June – Graduation

Friday 28th June – Last day of school for the summer, 12pm finish

 

 
 
 
Our Year 6 Graduation will be held on Thursday 27th June, more details will be sent to you next week, but in the meantime please be thinking about what your child might wear for this very special event. It is an important event in the children’s school life and therefore we expect them to wear smart/semi-formal event clothing for the ceremony.
 
Boys – suits, shirt and tie (at the very least) or traditional clothing, dress shoes
 
Girls – party dresses or traditional clothing, party shoes
 
 
 
 
 

 

Please Support “Enough Plastic”

 

 

Dear Parents,

Following on from our Mother/Daughter and Father/Son evening, our Year 6 students will be having a couple of in-class sessions on ‘Living and Growing’.  In these sessions, they will be shown some educational videos which cover the theme of Puberty, followed by class discussions.  Please contact me at susan.chung@bhs.edu.hk if you would like to borrow the DVD to view at home beforehand stating your child’s name and class.

Kind regards,

Susan Chung

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Here is a list of books that we have available at school.

Mummy Never Told Me

Babette Cole

Mummy Laid an Egg!

Babette Cole

Puberty & Your Body

Alison Cooper

Let’s Talk about Girls, Boys, Babies, Bodies, Families and Friends

Robie H. Harris

Let’s Talk About Where Babies Come From

Robie H. Harris

It’s Not the Stork

Robie H. Harris

What’s the Big Secret

Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown

How did I begin?

Mick Manning & Brita Granström

The World is Full of Babies

Mick Manning & Brita Granström

“Where did I come from?”

Peter Mayle

What’s Happening to me?

Peter Mayle

We’re going to have a baby

Dominique de Saint Mars

Where do Babies Come From?

Usborne Starting Point Science

Growing Up for Girls

Usbourne

Growing Up for Boys

Usbourne

Rehearsals continue for our production of ‘Cinderella & Rockerfella.’

We are all inquiring, singing, planning, creating and making. Check out the photos below for a taste of what is to come. 

 

We got a sneak peak of 4W’s class assembly. We loved their dance and even got involved at the end. Thank you for sharing it with us.

Here are some photos from the transition day. All of the students had a great time and are getting ready to leave the nest of Primary School and move on to a more independent experience at Secondary.

 

 

 

 

Golden Book Certificates

6D – Charmaine Mak

6H – Brody Roessell

6Y – Enok Tsang

 
 
Inclusivity
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Central Idea

Many elements combine to create a theatrical performance

 

Lines of Inquiry

  1. The roles and responsibilities involved in a theatrical performance (function)
  2. The time period/context of the play (Causation)
  3. Ways of connecting elements of a performance (connection)

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Number Maths

Pattern & Function

An inquiry into…

Algebraic expressions to record the rules for patterns

The use of brackets and order of operations to write number sentences  

Continuing and creating sequences involving whole numbers, fractions and decimals

 

As part of their learning contracts, Year 6 will cover a range of Language inquiries. Some may choose to write their own fairy tale story, you might compare different characters from similar stories or you might look into the language features of advertising our production! We look forward to seeing what you create. 

 

 
Read over your scripts, start learning your lines for production and have a think about any costumes/ items you might be able to bring in from home!

Number Maths 

  • Miss Younie – Mathletics/ Prodigy
  • Ms. Mak – Mathletics
  • Mr Hoskins – Mathletics 
  • Mr Hubbard – Mathletics

Mandarin 

All children are encouraged to take a reading book home on the days when they have Mandarin lessons.

Ms Lynn – Please complete home learning assigned in Mandarin Matrix.

 Thought of the week…

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