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Maadi British International School Welcome to Year 5!

Maadi British International School Welcome to Year 5!

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Maadi British International School Welcome to Year 5!

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  1. Maadi British International SchoolWelcome to Year 5!

  2. The Class Teaching Team • Class Teacher – Lydia Denny (Miss Denny) • Teaching Assistant – Robert Warwick (Mr. Rob)

  3. A little about me… • 21 years experience • UK, Nairobi, Berlin, Hong Kong • 2nd time I’ve worked at MBIS • Design and Technology • Desert, golf

  4. Year 5 Subjects • English • Mathematics • Science • History, Geography, Art, Design and Technology, R.E., P.S.H.E. • ICT • Second languages – Arabic (Miss Rehab) and French (Mrs. Cassimer) • Physical Education (Mr. Garlick, Mrs. Razek)

  5. English – main areas of learning • Drama • Spelling • Individual reading/Guided reading • Creating and shaping texts • Animal stories based on Dick King-Smith • Instructions – How to play games • Poetic style – Pie Corbett • Traditional stories – Aladdin • Recounts – Climbing Everest • Grammar and punctuation • Handwriting

  6. Mathematics – main areas of learning • Using and applying mathematics • Counting and understanding number - Ordering numbers Knowing and using number facts • Calculating • Understanding shape - Area and perimeter - Draw and measure angles • Measuring • Handling Data

  7. Our timetable • Please see handout and back of home and school book • Please be aware that timetables are flexible to meet the needs of the children

  8. Routines What do the children need to bring to school? • Home and school book • Reading book • Homework • PE kit – Monday • Library book – Tuesday • Swimming kit – Wednesday

  9. Home Learning • Reading homework 10 -15 minutes per night • Homework schedule: Sunday (Spellings) Monday (Maths) Tuesday (Literacy) Wednesday (Maths) Thursday (Topic) 20 – 25 minutes MBIS Home Learning Policy will be reviewed in the second half of Term 1

  10. How to help your child with home learning • Establish a routine with your child: a set time and place for home learning to be done • Check what tasks have been set and that your child understands what needs to be done • Encourage independence: facilitate not dominate!

  11. Expectations In Year 5, the children will be encouraged to: • Further develop their ability to work independently • Bring their own stationery - pencil - rubber - pencil sharpener with container - coloured pencils - small ruler with cm and mm markings • Set an example for younger children

  12. Reward systems • Class rewards include house points, responsible tasks eg. collecting house points, golden book awards, praise. • House system – contributing to team success

  13. Looking ahead • 5LD Class assembly – Monday 18th November • Theme days – Tudor Day in December • Trips – Cyprus after Easter • Events – Hallowe’en Party, Book Week • Middle School Production – before Easter • CIBSA events

  14. The Home School Partnership Lines of communication: • Open Door Policy • Home School Book • E-mail (ldenny@mbisegypt.com) • Appointment • Parent Consultations in November, March, and June

  15. New school website After half term… • Key information about the year group including: curriculum, timetables, how you can help your child at home • Increased use of Kidblog to support home learning

  16. FOMBIS • Friends of MBIS • Parents help to organise school events eg. Hallowe’en Party (Thursday 31st October) • Help new families settle in • Host coffee mornings • email jgarib@mbisegypt.com

  17. Any Questions...?