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2 JULY 2010

ISSUE 35

Key Stage Two , Shunyi

Growing up!

This week Year 5 and Year have both learning about puberty. Have learned about and discussed the changes that happen to boys and girls as they approach this exciting time in their lives. The teachers that took these sessions were very impressed with the sensible and mature way in which the children conducted themselves during these discussions. Other work in Year 5 has centred around putting the finishing touches to pieces which will go into the children’s excellent work books.

Key Stage Two , Shunyi

KS2 this year...

When I look back at the newsletters that I have written this year, two opening phrases appear frequently: ‘We have had another busy week..’ and ‘Wow, what a fantastic week we have had..’ I think this sums up the year we have had in Key Stage 2. When trying to summarise some of the highlights of the year with the Key Stage 2 teachers we ended up with a huge list. Whole school events like BSB idol, summer fayre, Easter picnic have been enjoyed by students and parents. The Royal visit made us all feel proud of our school. In sports, Key Stage 2 have had some tremendous successes. Our handball team has gone from strength to strength thanks to Miss Thomason, our footballers are regular achievers as too, are our swimmers and athletes. We have gained recognition in FOBISSEA, a great opportunity for the school and the children. All these skills have been duly shown off at the Swimming Gala and Sports Day. More academic events have been just as enjoyable with World Maths Day - a real success as too was Book Week. The children thoroughly enjoyed having guests to school such as Benjamin Zephaniah and Courtney Campbell. On the stage, the children have been fantastic, producing excellent shows, Cinderella and Hoodwinked which were enjoyed by all. When I spoke to individual year groups about their own highlights, these are some of their responses. Year 3’s highlight has been all their collaborative art work that is on display around the school; they are

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