You can read a copy of this week’s newsletter with important dates and information about your child’s learning here.
At Edmund Waller, the children and teachers from years 1 – 6 learn to speak Mandarin. The weekly sessions are led by a specialist Mandarin teacher and new vocabulary is practised with class teachers in between sessions. During Mandarin classes, the teacher introduces and practises new vocabulary with the children using a variety of games, songs, videos and images. Actions and repetition encourage all children (and adults!) to participate in developing their Mandarin recall and pronunciation. The children in Years 4 – 6 also learn to write and read simplified Chinese characters.
During the Summer holiday, a small number of children moving up to Year 6 are chosen to attend a Mandarin residential school organised by the British Council. You can learn more about their experience on the Mandarin page on the school website.
You find out what we have been learning this week and dates for the year ahead on the Weekly Newsletter here. Have a wonderful Summer Holiday.
You can catch up with this week’s school news on the newsletter here.
You can find out important information about school events and details about what we have been learning this week in the newsletter, which you can access here.