Berlin Metropolitan School News

Friday 13th May, 2016

Important Dates April/May 2016

Monday 16th May - School closed Pentecost holiday

Tuesday 17th - Friday 20th May - Grade 4 camp

Wednesday 18th May - Primary Parent representative meeting 19.00 cafeteria

Wednesday 1st June - Save the date! Parent Information Meeting: Supporting Students in Transition 19.00 BMS Cafeteria

Upcoming Field Trips in the Primary School!

Tuesday 17th May - Grade 5c visit to the Editorial office Tagesspiegel

Wednesday 18th May - Grade 5 visit to the Grade 5 Exhbition at Berlin British School.

Thursday 19th May - Grade 5a visit to the Editorial office Tagesspiegel; 1a & 1d visit to HU, Hannoversche Str. 7 for a guided tour about bees; 5b visit to Park (for Literature Circle)

Friday 20th May - Class 3c visit to the Philipp Schäfer Library.

Supporting Families in Transition

Wednesday, June 1st, 7pm

BMS Cafeteria

This information evening and discussion is open to all families from across the ELC, Primary and Secondary School. It will focus upon supporting students who are dealing with transition, whether this be moving between schools or countries or faced with saying goodbye to friends who are moving on. More information will follow regarding this, and the evening will be led by our school counselors, Blanka Leeker and Christy Jarvis.

Primary School Learning News

Our Changing Playground!

This week our playground continues to change as we develop new games and ways in which to use our space. Mr. Granich began painting some playground games on the ground and Frau Fellhauer is planning some artistic collaborative use of our new wooden fencing! Our orders have new equipment are arriving and next week Student Council and Playground Buddies are invited to a meeting with Mr. Ecker and I to plan how to share wall of this new equipment on the playground. We look forward to keeping you updated with news and photographs of the new games and activities we are playing in the playground! More ideas can be added to our shared padlet board on the blog!

http://bmsblogs.net/primarynews/2016/04/29/primary-school-playtimes/

Grade 4A getting creative in the playground during lunchtime

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Home Languages

Thank you very much to our Home Language volunteer parents who joined us on Thursday morning for coffee and reflections about how our program is developing and shared suggestions about how we can continue to support and foster respect and appreciation for the many languages and cultures in our school. We look forward to sharing more about this program and its developments in the coming months.

Grade 3 Camp Highlights!

Grade 3 Camp 2016

Grade 1 Newspaper Collection

Please leave any unwanted newspapers in the box at reception next week for a Grade 1 project. Thank you for your support!

Making Connections!

5d children listening to 2d children presenting their connection chains. The connection chains show the relationship between landforms and settlements around the world.

Working as a team and developing good research skills!

4d taking their bike test

EdTech Clubs in the Primary School in June

Read more on our BMS Primary News blog by clicking on the link below about the exciting new EdTech clubs that will be taking place in June for students!