Primary

ELA: Grade 2 Writes a Story

In their recent ELA (English Language Arts) unit ‘Describing Characters’, Grade 2 students have been learning about narrative story writing. The unit encompasses looking at what makes a good story, and how individual characters add…
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Grade 5 Trip to Freilandmuseum

On Thursday, October 27, Grade 5 enjoyed a trip to Bad Windsheim’s Freilandmuseum. Their visit helped develop the students’ understanding of life in Germany in the past, while making connections with their current IPC unit…
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Primary

Grade 3 Letter Writing

Handwritten letters are no longer common due to modern communication tools. Many children only receive them from their grandparents but have never written a letter themselves. Constance Straub, Primary Teacher for German, considers this skill…
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Primary

Primary Student Council

Election fever is in the Primary section! On Wednesday’s Grades 1-5 assembly and Friday’s Early Years assembly, students learned about what a council is. We looked at how the UN is a forum for international…
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Grade 4 Turn into Space Explorers

In their current ‘Space Explorers” IPC unit, Grade 4 have been learning how we can find out more about our solar system and the deeper mysteries of the universe. The unit opened with the Entry…
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Grade 2: Brainwave

In their recent ‘Brainwave’ IPC unit, Grade 2 has been learning about how we best learn. The students examine the key learning styles, necessary skills, and the various sources through which we absorb and understand…
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Primary

First Primary Assembly

The Primary teaching team spent some time in their Professional Learning meetings reflecting on assemblies in our school. This process enabled us to think carefully about the form, function, and content of our assemblies. One…
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