Up to 60 ………. LIS parents and their children
(Years 1 to 6 only)

6……….reading areas with expert readers

A dash……….of FUN – come dressed in your PJs, pillows and favorite stuffed animals welcome


Combine the above in the LIS Primary Library on Wednesday 4 October 2017 at 6:30pm. Enjoy great books and company for one hour.

Entry fee (to be donated to the children of Casa das Crianças): a pack of NEW colored pencils, markers or writing paper per family.

Spaces are limited! To attend Family Reading Night, please complete sign-up HERE.

QUESTIONS? Contact or pop into the Primary Library





Até 60……….Pais e alunos da LIS
(apenas dos Anos 1 a 6)

6……….áreas de leitura diferentes, com leitores experientes

Uma pitada de……….DIVERSÃO – vistam o pijama, tragam uma almofada e o vosso peluche favorito


Misturem todos os ingredientes na Biblioteca da Primária da LIS na Quarta-feira, 4 de Outubro de 2017, às 18:30. Deixem(-se) repousar durante uma hora, na companhia de bons livros.

Valor da entrada (a ser doado às crianças da Casa das Crianças): uma caixa nova de lápis de cor, marcadores ou papel de escrita por família.

Os lugares são limitados! Para participar na Noite de Leitura em Família, preencha por favor esta ficha de inscrição.

Dúvidas? Contacte-nos pelo email, ou apareça na Biblioteca da Primária

Visual Arts Stand Alone: Color Theory

In visual arts arts class this unit, Y3 students are working with the central idea: colors are used and interpreted in a variety of ways. They will be assessed on the visual arts learning outcome: (creating) identify, plan, and make specific choices of materials, tools, and processes. 

In Y3, students learn about primary colors, secondary colors, warm & cool colors, complementary colors, and shades & tints of colors as shown below:

Students have been learning about color theory by mixing primary color watercolor paints, tempera cakes, and tempera paints together. They have created their own color wheels using paint and colored circles.

This week, students began sketching on paper plates. They will be choosing watercolor paint, tempera cakes, or tempera point add color to their plates. They will also be choosing specific color schemes. Eventually, students will use these plates to create a loom and weave in a circular pattern using yarn.



Reading: the home and school connection

Dear Parents,

Starting next week our readers will be bringing home books from the classroom..  These books will be accompanied by a bookmark.

One will say please listen to me read, one will say please read with me, and one will say please read to me.  Books will either be selected by the students or by the teacher that has listened to them read.  We appreciate you taking the opportunity to find some time in your busy days to encourage and nuture the love of reading.

On the bookmark are some handy tips to help you when you are listening to, reading with or reading to.  And if the reading too is better done in your home language, we would love that!

If I student does not return a book to school the following day, we will not select a new book until that book has been returned.  We appreciate your support with this!


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First Week in 3.1

Dear Parents,

What a lovely first week. The children have settled into school and the classroom very well and our routines and expectations seem to have been well received. Here is a parental survey for you to complete to help us better know your children and their personality. Please complete it before our connection meeting in a couple of weeks.

A couple of dates for your calendar:

  • Parent/Teacher connection meeting – Friday September 1st (booking sheets will be up shortly).
  • Back to school night Year 3 – Thursday September 7th from 6:30pm.

Further details of both the above events will be communicated to you all in the near future.

Have a lovely weekend!

Mr.Ben and Ms. Doreen

Welcome to Class 3.1 Luanda International School

Dear Parents of Year 3.1,

Welcome back to our returning families and benvenido to our new families! My name is Ben Tittle and I’m very excited to start a new academic year with you all. This is my fourth year here at LIS Angola and before I taught in Kazakhstan. I am from the UK originally but, as my father worked for Royal Dutch Shell, I was raised in various countries throughout South East Asia. My home is now in Slovenia, which is where my wife comes from.

I am very happy to introduce Doreen Sabi who is the 3.1 classroom assistant this year. She is originally from Zambia but has been living here in Luanda for the past Seven years and working at LIS for the last six.

Please be aware that our class blog will be the main source of information this academic year. The purpose of our blog will be to communicate, share and inform you all of the learning that will be happening in Year 3.1. Either the students or myself will be posting photos and explanations of our learning and we welcome you to comment as you see fit. We will also share recent articles and items of interest about learning, and some ideas of how best to support your child’s learning at home. I have already subscribed you all to our class blog but you can also access it by going to the blog at You will receive a weekly update every Saturday with all the posts from the week.

Our first unit of inquiry will be under the trans disciplinary theme of Who We Are. Further details and information about this will be posted shortly.

A couple of things to share with you as we start a new year.  I have attached a copy of your chid’s timetable., please support your child in being independent and prepared for his/her various lessons. We will be having our Parent Connection Meeting on Friday September 1st. If you have any questions or queries about anything before, please don’t hesitate to email me on

We’re looking forward to a fantastic year of learning.

Mr. Ben Tittle and Ms. Doreen Sabi