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Friday 6th July

SCHOOL CLOSES FOR SUMMER BREAK on FRIDAY 13th JULY @ 12:30

Yesterday evening, our ID6 students shared their exhibition with parents and school staff. This was a wonderful evening that celebrated the students’ learning in ID6 and was the final part of their learning journey at HSV and of their primary years.

Their exhibition, A Twist in the Times, celebrated the work and times of Charles Dickens, with a particular focus on Oliver Twist, the theme of their musical. The evening started with a demonstration of a typical gym class of the times and was followed by a more elaborate demonstration of a gym class today, incorporating gymnastics, acrobatics, games and archery. There was then an opportunity to view exhibits of learning including artwork, literacy, mathematics and technology. Finally, their performance of an adaptation of Oliver Twist showcased their performing arts skills through drama and music.

It was a truly wonderful evening that made all of us at HSV very proud. Well done to ID6 2017-18!

What’s happening next week:

Monday 9th July – ID6 to Efteling

Tuesday 10th July – IDR – ID5 out to Sport en Spel Paleis

Thursday 12th July – Leavers’ Assembly @ 14:00

Friday 13th July – SCHOOL CLOSES FOR SUMMER @ 12:30

Teachers with Compensation Days next week:

Monday 9th July– Ms Kelly is out – Ms Kristen teaches ID5K

Tuesday 10th July – Ms Kelly is out – Ms Kristen teaches ID5K

 

Friday 29th June

What’s happening next week:

Thursday 5th July – ID6 Exhibition @ 18:00

Friday 6th July – End of Year Report issued

Teachers with Compensation Days next week:

Monday 2nd July– Ms Mary Anne is out – Ms Helene teaches ID4MA; Ms Jackie is out – Ms Kristen teaches ID2J; Ms Jinnyeh is out

Tuesday 3rd July – Mr Anthony is out – Ms Clare teaches ID5A

Friday 6th July – Mr Anthony is out – Ms Janet teaches ID5A

 

Friday 22nd June

Today saw our final class assemblies for the academic year. We enjoyed presentations from IDRM and ID3K.

IDRM shared with us their IPC learning about Superheroes, from both fiction and non-fiction. They performed a story, shared some art, and sang and danced.

 

ID3K’s assembly was about what they had learned about their IPC theme Active Planet. They reported about what happens during an earthquake and when volcanoes erupt, what makes a strong structure that is more likely to survive and earthquake and performed a song.

Well done to IDRM and ID3K!

What’s happening next week:

Wednesday 27th June – ID2 & 3 Sports Day at HDM; IDRM visit Sea Life Centre

Teachers with Compensation Days next week:

Monday 25th June – Ms Anthony is out – Ms Kristen teaches ID5A; Ms Jinnyeh is out

Tuesday 26th June – Ms Wendy is out – Ms Clare teaches ID1W; Ms Judy is out – Ms Kristen teaches IDRJ

 

Friday 15th June

What’s happening next week:

Wednesday 20th June – ID4, 5 & 6 Sports Day at HDM

Friday 22nd June – IDRM Class Assembly @ 09:30; ID3K Class Assembly @ 10:30

Teachers with Compensation Days next week:

Monday 18th June – Ms Molly is out – Ms Kristen teaches IDRM; Ms Jinnyeh is out

Tuesday 19th June – Ms Molly is out – Ms Kristen teaches IDRM

Friday 22nd June – Ms Ruth is out – Ms Janet teaches ID6M

Friday 8th June

Today we have enjoyed two class assemblies performed by ID2K and ID3J.

First up it was ID2K. Their assembly was based on their IPC theme I’m alive. They shared what they have learned about the seven life processes that tell us if things are alive. To help them remember they think about Mrs Nergmovement, reproduction, sensitivity, nutrition, excretion, respiration and growth. They performed two songs and asked the audience to guess the animals they had drawn from the clues that they gave.

  

Later in the morning, ID3J shared their learning about their IPC theme Active Planet. Through song, action and demonstration they shared what they had learned about volcanoes and earthquakes. They showed the parts of a volcano, what happens when tectonic plates meet and what it might be like to live near a volcano. Some ID3J students thought it would be good to live near a volcano – but only if it’s extinct!

 

What’s happening next week:

Thursday 14th June – IDRJ to Sealife Centre; ID5 to Deltapark

Friday 15th June – Footballers to tournament in Breda

Teachers with Compensation Days next week:

Monday 11th June – Ms Kelly is out – Ms Kristen teaches ID5K; Ms Mary Anne is out – Ms Helene teaches ID4MA; Ms Jinnyeh is out 

Tuesday 12th June – Mr Matthew is out – Ms Mary Rose teaches ID6M; Ms Kelly is out – Ms Kristen teaches ID5K; Ms Judy is out – Ms Clare teaches IDRJ

Friday 15th June – Mr Anthony is out – Ms Janet teaches ID5A

Friday 1st June

What a busy week the Reception children have had! On Monday they visited the Gemeentemuseum, one of their cultural visits for the year and on Tuesday they experienced their first Games Day.

The focus for the cultural visit was to look at the use of colour in different paintings and to learn about mixing colours. Everybody put on a cape to turn them into superhero colour spotters! After talking about paintings from famous artists such as Mondrian and Kandinsky, the children were able to paint their own pictures using primary colours. It was an exciting morning topped off with, for many children, their first experience of travelling by coach.

Games Day is a fun morning for the IDR and ID1 children. They have the opportunity to try out lots of different activities, practising a range of different skills, including jumping, throwing and climbing.

 

What’s happening next week:

Friday 8th June – ID2K Class Assembly @ 09:30; ID3J Class Assembly @ 10:30

Teachers with Compensation Days next week:

Monday 4th June – Ms Wilson is out; Ms Jenny is out – Ms Kristen teaches ID3J; Ms Judy is out – Ms Janet teaches IDRJ

Tuesday 5th June – Ms Karla is out – Ms Kristen teaches ID3K

 

Thursday 24th May

What’s happening next week?

  • Monday 28th May – IDR visit Gemeentemuseum
  • Tuesday 29th May – IDR & ID1 Games Day

Teachers with Compensation Days next week:

  • Monday 28th May – Mr Matthew is out – Ms Janet teaches ID6M; Ms Karla is out – Ms Kristen teaches ID3K
  • Friday 1st June – Ms Wilson is out; Ms Molly is out – Ms Janet teaches IDRM

 

Thursday 17th May

SCHOOL CLOSED FOR PENTECOST MONDAY 21ST MAY

This week saw the entry points for the final IPC themes for this academic year.

ID6 stepped back in time to experience life in a Victorian school. All children and teachers dressed in traditional clothes and carried their lunches in tea-towels and in boxes because plastic was not invented! They faced a morning of drills, inspections and were not expected to speak until spoken to! The boys and girls took this challenge very seriously and played their roles perfectly. They enjoyed a variety of lessons – learning to use an ink pen for writing and trying not to get ink on their hands. In the afternoon the pupils participated in physical education w

ith Ma’am Suzanna and learned to drill to a beat. At the end of the day, children agreed that the experience gave them a great insight into to the changes in the education system over the years. They all agreed that it was good to travel back to the present day and to be 21st century HSV pupil.

 

What’s happening next week?

  • Monday 21st May – SCHOOL CLOSED FOR PENTECOST
  • Wednesday 23rd May – Ms Wilson, Ms Jinnyeh and Ms Karla to BHV training
  • Friday 25th May – Ms Mary-Anne to International School of Düsseldorf regarding Outdoor Learning

Teachers with Compensation Days next week:

Friday 25th May – Ms Wilson is out