LIS PRIMARY COFFEE MORNINGS 2017-2018

Dear Parents,

We would like to advise you of our schedule of Primary and Whole School Coffee Morning and some important events for the 2017-18 academic year.

Of particular interest, is our first Coffee Morning that will be held this coming Wednesday, August 30th in the ELC Great Room (8:15- 9:30am). The title of this Coffee Morning is ‘Learning Through Play in the ELC’.

We look forward to welcoming you at this event and the others listed below throughout the year.

Kind regards,

The Primary Leadership Team

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Queridos pais,

Gostaríamos de informar-vos sobre a nossa agenda da reunião manhã de café da primaria e de toda a escola e alguns eventos importantes para o ano lectivo de 2017-18.

De particular interesse, é a nossa primeira manhã de café que será realizada nesta quarta-feira, 30 de agosto, na Sala Grande do ELC (8:15- 9:30am). O título deste manhã de café é ‘Aprender através da brincadeira’.

Estamos ansiosos por receber-vos neste evento e os outros listados abaixo ao longo do ano.

Atenciosamente,

A Equipe de Liderança Primária

 

Month/Day Primary Whole School
August 2017 Learning through Play in ELC

Wednesday 30th August

ELC Great Room

8:15- 9:30am

ELC parents

September 2017 What is the PYP? (English)

Including some classroom visits

Room 6A

Wednesday 13th September

8:15- 9:30am

(including Veracross update)

 

What is the PYP? (Portuguese)

Including some classroom visits

Room 6A

Wednesday 27th September

8:15- 9:30am

(including Veracross update)

October 2017 Supporting Your Yr 1 & 2 Child’s

Reading & Writing Development

Room 6A

Wednesday 11th October

8:15 – 9:30am

Language Learning and Language Policy Launch

Wednesday 4th October

Room 6A

8:15-9:30am

Bilingual

November 2017 Supporting your child using Mathematics Strategies Yrs 1-6

Room 6A

Wednesday 15th November

8:15 – 9:30am

 

The Importance of

Mother Language (Bilingual)

Thursday 30th November

Room 6A

8:15-9:30am

Child Protection for Parents

Room 6A

Wednesday November 8

8:15-9:30am

December 2017 —– —–
January 2018 ‘Whole School New Parent Welcome’

Coffee Morning

Monday 8th January

Room 6A

8:30 – 9:15am

The ‘IB Learner Profile’

ELC Great Room

Cross Programme PYP, MYP &DP

Wednesday 24th January

8:15 – 9:30am

February 2018 Primary Update Coffee Morning

ELC Great Room

Wednesday 21st February

8:15 – 9:30am

Digital Citizenship Coffee Morning

Year 5 and upwards

Friday 2 February

March 2018 Coffee Morning ‘Action in the PYP – Choose, Act, Reflect’

Room 6A

Thursday 15th March

8:15 – 9:30am

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April 2018 Primary Update Coffee Morning

(including Transitions)

Room 6A

Wednesday 25th April

8:15 – 9:30am

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May 2018 Parent ‘Thank You’

Coffee Morning

ELC Great Room

Thursday 24th May

8:15 – 9:30am

 

Year 6 PYP Exhibition

Community Invitation Event

Wednesday 30th May

9:30 – 11:30am

 

Year 6 PYP Exhibition

Family Invitation Event

Thursday 31st May

6:30pm

Transition for Families

Friday 18 May

Time and venue to be advised

June 2018 Year 6 Completion Assembly

Wednesday 6th June

2:00 – 3:00pm

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Primary Coffee Morning – Mathematics and the PYP – NEW DATE

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE FOR THIS EVENT

Dear Parents,

The Primary Leadership Team cordially invites all parents to a ‘Primary Coffee Morning’ on Tuesday, April 25, (Please note this was originally planned for this Wednesday, April 13). Come along and find out more about how Mathematics has changed since you went to school, and how you can best help your child develop number sense.

Our Mathematics Coordinator, Ms Selina Shah, will be sharing examples of strategies our students are learning when engaged in mathematical inquiries and explaining why these are used.

Here are the details: 

Day: Tuesday

Date: April 25

Time: 8:15 – 9:30am

Venue: Primary Meeting Room 6A.

 

We look forward to seeing you then.

The Primary Leadership Team

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 ATENÇÃO A MUDANÇA DA DATA PARA ESTE EVENTO

A Equipa de Liderança Primária convida cordialmente todos os pais para uma “Manhã de Café Primário” na terça-feira, 25 de abril (Observe que isso foi originalmente planejado para esta quarta-feira, 13 de abril). Venha e descubra mais sobre como a Matemática mudou desde que você foi para a escola, e como você pode ajudar melhor o seu filho a desenvolver o sentido do número.

Nossa Coordenadora de Matemática, Sra. Selina Shah, estará compartilhando exemplos de estratégias que nossos alunos estão aprendendo quando envolvidos em pesquisas matemáticas e explicando por que elas são usadas.

Aqui estão os detalhes:

Dia: Terça-feira

Data: 25 de abril

Horário: 8:15 – 9:30 am

Local: Sala de Reunião Primária 6A.

 

Estamos ansiosos para vê-lo então.

 A Equipa de Liderança Primária

 

 

Coffee Morning

Cortado at the excellent Coffee CollectiveThis Tuesday, December 6 we will be holding a Primary Coffee Morning in Room 6A (Yellow building next to Year 2). The theme of this Coffee Morning will be ‘Questions and Answers about the LIS Primary Section’ and in this session we hope to provide attendees with a quick update on some of the initiatives in the Primary Section and provide an opportunity for our Primary Leadership Team to answer some parent questions.

 

Event Details: Primary Coffee Morning – ‘Questions and Answers about the LIS Primary’

Date and time: 8:15- 9:30am

Venue: Room 6A (Yellow building next to Year 2).

If you have any questions that you would like answered, you are welcome to let us know in advance so that we can be best prepared to answer them. These can be sent to the Primary Leadership Team by completing this survey form.

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday morning.

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Cortado at the excellent Coffee CollectiveNesta terça-feira, 6 de dezembro estaremos realizando uma Manhã de Café da Primária no Quarto 6A (Edifício amarelo ao lado do Ano 2). O tema desta Manhã de Café da Primária será ‘Perguntas e Respostas sobre a LIS Secção Primária’ e nesta sessão esperamos fornecer aos participantes uma rápida atualização sobre algumas das iniciativas na Seção da Primária e oferecer uma oportunidade para a nossa Equipe de Liderança Primária responder algumas perguntas dos pais.

 

Detalhes do Evento:  Manhã de Café da Primária – ‘Perguntas e Respostas sobre o LIS Primário’

Data e hora: 8: 15-9: 30 

Local: Quarto 6A (Edifício amarelo ao lado do Ano 2).

Se você tiver qualquer pergunta que você gostaria de responder, você é bem-vindo para nos avisar com antecedência para que possamos estar melhor preparados para respondê-los. Estes podem ser enviados para a Equipa de Liderança Primária preenchendo este formulário de inquérito.

Estamos ansiosos para vê-lo na manhã de terça-feira.

Photo from Creative Commons License Bex Walton via Compfight

 

‘What is the PYP?’ Workshops

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The Primary Leadership Team would like to extend a warm invitation to all of our parents to come along and broaden their understanding of the education in the Primary Years Programme (PYP) in one of two workshop being offered next week.

The workshops will focus on the philosophy of the PYP and how it connects to the educational challenges that are part of all school systems. Participants will gain a better understanding of what it means to be part of the global community of international baccalaureate learners.

Details of the two events are:

Wednesday, October 5, 8:15-9:30am – venue Room 6A (Yellow Building)

OR

Thursday, October 6, 6:45-8:00pm – venue Room 6A (Yellow Building)

So that we can get an indication of number of parents, please RSVP to our Primary Secretary Ms Teresa Mendes at tmendes@lisluanda.com .

***Please note that these workshops are a repeat of the workshops offered last year and will be presented in English. 

Change in Coffee Morning Dates

Screen Shot 2016-08-19 at 10.36.49 AMThroughout the coming academic year the Primary Leadership Team will be hosting a series of Primary Coffee Mornings (and one evening session) to help our parent community connect with the student learning at LIS and to learn more about the school and our IB Primary Years Programme. As there were some clashes with some PTA events, we would like to advise everyone of some changes to the date of three of these events.

We look forward to seeing all of you at as many events as possible.

The Primary Leadership Team

Here are the dates that have changed:

Thursday, October 6 – Coffee Morning – changing to Wednesday, October 5 (The evening session will remain on October 6)

Thursday, February 9 –  Coffee Morning – changing to Wednesday, February 8 

Thursday, April 13 –  Coffee Morning – changing to Wednesday, April 12

Primary Coffee Mornings

Screen Shot 2016-08-19 at 10.36.49 AMThroughout the coming academic year the Primary Leadership Team will be hosting a series of Primary Coffee Mornings (and one evening session) to help our parent community connect with the student learning at LIS and to learn more about the school and our IB Primary Years Programme. So that these events can be added to your calendars, we would like to advise everyone early in the year.

We look forward to seeing all of you at as many events as possible.

The Primary Leadership Team

Please see the events and dates scheduled below:

Pleasenote the following date changes:

Thursday, October 6 – Coffee Morning – changing to Wednesday, October 5 (The evening session will remain on October 6)

Thursday, February 9 –  Coffee Morning – changing to Wednesday, February 8 

Thursday, April 13 –  Coffee Morning – changing to Wednesday, April 12 

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