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Month: January 2019

Installation Art Projects Complete!

Installation Art Projects Complete!

Last Friday Grade 5 students celebrated the completion of their Installation Art projects. They have worked extremely hard collaborating with others to design a space with a specific message or theme that they are passionate about.

These amazing art works will be on display until the Chinese New Year holiday, please stop by to celebrate their achievements. Excellent work Grade 5, well done!

 

 

PE Update and Welcome Back!

PE Update and Welcome Back!

Hi Everyone,

Karen and I hope that you have enjoyed your holiday. This week we have once again looked at the 6 fitness tests as part of our year-long unit and assessment on health related fitness. We have enclosed a pdf of the actual test sheet that your child has worked through this week – talk to them about whether or not they are warm, warmer, hot or on FIRE!

Our next unit is Movement Composition and students will use the terminology of ROTATIONS, TRAVEL, BALANCE, and JUMP to describe and label their movements. This unit covers a mixture of gymnastic type movements such as rolls, balances, leaps, and gallops etc; and then adapting/modifying them into a small routine. Within Grade 5 we will be focusing on the aesthetics and function of each movement as well as connecting between different movement – which in child-speak is about making our moves and transitions clean, tidy, and smooth. We will also be focusing on extending our capabilities within movement; For Example taking forward rolls into dive rolls for those capable, experimenting with beginner vault work, and gaining more control in complex balances such handstands etc. WE will be encouraging many students to use these skills in their exhibition coming up later in the year.

Just a reminder that students from G3-G5 are required to the PE uniform during these sessions. Time will be given before and after each session in order to get changed. After Chinese New Year students who do not have PE uniform will be lent an old sports uniform for the PE session and an email will be sent home informing you of this. PE uniforms are available at DragonWear in the school foyer. We have attached the letter sent last year in English, Korean, and Chinese addressing this matter.

As always both Karen and I encourage families to talk about PE at home and we welcome any feedback, questions, clarifications that you may have as a result of your child’s PE sessions.

Regards Kit Murray and Karen Zheng

HWOO – Unit of Inquiry

HWOO – Unit of Inquiry

Dear Parents

 

You are all invited to come and share in our learning on our current Unit of Inquiry on Wednesday 16th Jan from 11.00-12.30. We will be in our classrooms on CS3 for this presentation.

 

We look forward to seeing you here.

 

Regards

Mrs Naisara

 

 

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