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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 4 Week 8

2 December 2022 AJ Dyka 0

From the 22nd of November to the 25th of November, Year 5 went camping at Lantau Island. We stayed there for three nights and participated in four days of fun and challenging activities. Many students were thrilled as it was their first time staying overnight at camp and sleeping in tents. We were divided into six groups, each group having […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 4 Week 6

18 November 2022 AJ Dyka 0

English Recently, students have been working hard to apply their new knowledge of literary devices in different poems. We have now moved on to exploring short lyrical poems such as Odes that celebrate an individual idea or event. Students understand that there are different criteria that classify an Ode and after creating their own, are working to edit and publish […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 4 Week 4

4 November 2022 AJ Dyka 0

Please find below a summary of the academic learning that took place over the past fortnight. English Equipped with our knowledge of literary devices, students hunted for these devices embedded within some shape poetry before having a go at drafting and publishing their own shape poems. After that, we explored how humour gets incorporated into poems and studied how reverse […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 4 Week 2

21 October 2022 AJ Dyka 0

Welcome back to Term 4 everyone! We have lots of exciting things planned, which we know that they will enjoy. We always endeavour to make each day fun, interactive and provide a happy place for your child to learn and grow. We have an exciting couple of weeks coming up with a Leadership Day and Mufti Day in Week 3, […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 3 Week 8

22 September 2022 AJ Dyka 0

As we begin to wrap up our units for the term, students have been very busy completing a great variety of learning activities. Below is a summary of our most recent learning and how you can support your child. English After applying their knowledge from our persuasive writing lessons to finish their persuasive writing pieces and adapting this writing piece […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 3 Week 6

9 September 2022 AJ Dyka 0

Students have been engaged in a great variety of learning activities. Below is a summary of our most recent learning and how you can support your child. English Following our work on the strategy of Determining Importance, students moved on to our next strategy of Activating Prior Knowledge. In order to better retain new knowledge, students were asked to first […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 3 Week 4

26 August 2022 AJ Dyka 0

The children have been very busy in class. Below is a quick recap of our learning and how you can support your child. English We have been extending our knowledge of persuasive writing this term, students have brainstormed important ideas that contribute to “A Greener Tomorrow.” Some areas of concern that students felt compelled to create persuasive texts about include […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 3 Week 2

12 August 2022 AJ Dyka 0

Welcome to the start of Term 3. Below is a quick recap of  learning so far his term along with how you can support your child. English In English this term, students have been introduced to the genre of persuasion with a focus on “A Greener Tomorrow”. We enticed students by displaying persuasive visual images and spoken texts, including Greta […Read more]