Unit 4 allowed the children to understand the processes of several products which we use daily. As a result the children baked bread, made butter and bought a yoghurt to share with the class. Alexandr’s dad, Sergei, prepared a presentation for the Group 2 classes about the design and manufacture of denim – very interesting!
Sharing the planet Central Idea: Plants sustain life on Earth and play a role in our lives. Lines of inquiry: Caring for plants Products we derive from plants How plants contribute to life on Earth Learner Profiles: principled, caring Key concepts: causation, perspective, responsibility Vocabulary list: Things plants need: soil (nutrients), water, sunlight, air Parts […]
During Unit 3 the children went on a neighbourhood walk to observe the different houses and they also designed and created houses using an array of different materials. Of course, ‘what’s in the box?’ was a highlight for us all! Enjoy the photos!
Unit 4: HOW WE ORGANISE OURSELVES Central Idea: Many products go through a process of change before they are consumed or used. Lines of Inquiry: Origins of products Distribution of products Changes products go through How people select the products they use Vocabulary list: products change distribute origin consume process dairy wheat transport factory buy […]
Unit 3 – WHERE WE ARE IN PLACE AND TIME Central Idea: Homes reflect cultural influences and local conditions Lines of Inquiry: What constitutes a home How homes reflect family values and local culture Factors that determine where people live Learner Profiles: Knowledgeable: We develop and use conceptual understanding, exploring knowledge across a range of […]
The children have enjoyed exploring relationships during our first unit. They have been playing together, working as a team and having fun in the classroom. Highlights of the recent weeks include a school tour, buddy activities, interactive music sessions and of course Halloween! Enjoy the photos!
Our second unit is: HOW WE EXPRESS OURSELVES Central Idea: Exploring nature through the eyes of an artist deepens our experience, appreciation and enjoyment of nature. Lines of Inquiry: Patterns in nature The artist in us Nature as inspiration for creating art Unit related vocabulary to review in your home languages: seasons (summer, winter, spring, […]
Our first unit is: WHO WE ARE Central Idea: People’s relationships with each other can have an impact on well-being. Lines of Inquiry: – How we develop relationships – How relationships affect us – Roles and behaviours within relationships Unit related vocabulary to review in your home languages: relationship, well-being, family, parents, brother, sister, mother, […]
Dear parents, The children have enjoyed their first few busy weeks in school. They have been forming friendships, exploring the classroom and trying different activities. We look forward to a fun-filled and prosperous year together! We go to the library on Tuesday and to the gym on Wednesday and Friday. Kind regards, Miss Carla […]