Green Unit Newsletter -16th September 2018

GREEN UNIT NEWSLETTER

Week beginning Sunday 16th September 2018

 

Sunday 16th               Infants swimming
SWS boys swimming
8.30am
12.50pm
Monday 17th           Weekly assembly (seniors and SWS)
Infants to ‘Make Meaning’
Parental Workshop (Technology 1)
7.50 – 8.30am
9.30am-12.30pm
17.30pm
Tuesday 18th                    Junior boys swimming/girls PE
Parental Workshop (Technology 2)
12.50pm
17.30pm
Wednesday 19th Infants swimming
SWS to City Center
Juniors to ‘Engineering for kids’
Weekly assembly (infants and juniors)
Junior girls swimming/boys PE
9.10am
9.30am-12.30pm
10.00-12.30
10.10 – 10.40am
12.50pm
Thursday 20th                Seniors to Palms (Elective) 12.50 pm

 
Quote of the week  
“What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.”— Pearl Bailey
 
                                                                   
Green Unit updates
 
 

  • Clubs

 

  • A letter with extracurricular activities was emailed to parents on Thursday, 13th. GU term 1 clubs will start on Sunday, 30th of September and finish on Thursday 6th December.  Please be informed that all infant clubs start at 1.30 and end at 2.30 pm whilst junior & senior clubs begins at 2.45 and end at 3.45 pm. The school doesn’t provide transportation for the clubs ending at 3.45 pm.

 

  • Parental Workshop  – Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th September at 5.30 pm

 

  • We would like to strongly encourage all parents to attend at least some of the workshops prepared by staff. The offer includes Technology (Google Classroom, School Portal, e-safety) as well as newest updates on digital learning, external examination programme and Arabic curriculum. Our aim is to support parents and ensure students are well equipped to achieve success.

 

  • Communication with Parents

 

  • Gentle reminder, according to our school policy no communication with parents should occur through private channels, e.g. whatsapp messages, private phone calls, etc. Only teachers are entitled to provide information regarding student’s progress, they are also allowed to discuss with parents behaviour and academic achievements.
  • We are more than happy to see the parents and will always try to do our best to help however, booking an appointment with Mrs. Joyce prior to the meeting is advisable.

 

  • GU calendar updates – September

 

  • GU parental workshop – technology (School Portal, E-safety) part 1 School Portal – Diana/Rawiah, E-safety – Arnie – 17th September at 5.30 pm
  • GU parental workshop – technology (Chromebooks & Google classroom) part 2 Senior – Laura/Oliver, Infant/JuniorMelanie/Jem/Stuart – 18th September at 5.30 pm
  • GU IGCSE/GCSE introductory meeting – Les/Zarrina/Dom/Hamilton – 25th September at 5.30 pm
  • GU Parental workshop – Behaviour modification strategies – Yola/specialists – 25th September at 5.30 pm
  • GU Term 1 clubs start – 30th September
  • GU Parental workshop – Arabic curriculum part 1-  2nd October
  • GU Parental workshop – Arabic curriculum part 2 & Islamic Studies – 3rd October
  • IEPs ready – 4th October

 
Main school update
*Check the whole school term 1 calendar shared with all staff/available on KES website
GU Parents Workshops  
ورش عمل أولياء الأمور
 

Date
التاريخ
Workshop details/number
شرح لورشة العمل/رقم الورشة
Addressed to
ورشة موجهة إلى
Monday 17 September
الإثنين 17 سبتمبر
1) Technology Part 1- School Portal, E-safety
1)التكنولوجيا الجزء الأول – البوابة الالكترونية للمدرسة, والسلامة أثناء استخدام التكنولوجيا
All parents 5.30-7.00pm
كافة أولياء الأمور في الوحدة الخضراء
5.30-7.00 مساءً
Tuesday 18 September
الثلاثاء 18 سبتمبر
2) Technology Part 2 – Chromebooks & Google classroom
2)التكنولوجيا الجزء الثاني – جهاز الكروم بوك , فصول التعليم باستخدام غوغل
All parents 5.30-7.00pm
كافة أولياء الأمور في الوحدة الخضراء
5.30-7.00 مساءً
Tuesday 25 September
الثلاثاء 25 سبتمبر
3) GU IGCSE/GCSE introductory meeting
3) تعريف شهادة الثانوية البريطانية
Senior Parents
5.30-7.00  
أولياء  أمور فصول الثانوي
5.30-7.00 مساءً
Tuesday 25 September
الثلاثاء 25 سبتمبر
4) Behaviour modification strategies
4) استراتيجيات تعديل السلوك
All parents 5.30-7.00pm
كافة أولياء الأمور في الوحدة الخضراء
5.30-7.00 مساءً
Tuesday 2 October
الثلاثاء 2 أكتوبر
5) Arabic Language Part 1, Arabic curriculum
5) اللغة العربية الجزء الاول – منهج اللغة العربية  
All Green Unit  parents 5.30-7.00pm
كافة أولياء الأمور في الوحدة الخضراء
5.30-7.00 مساءً
Wednesday 3 October
الأربعاء 3  أكتوبر
6) Arabic Language Part 2, Islamic Studies curriculum
6) اللغة العربية الجزء الثاني – منهج التربية الإسلامية
All Green Unit  parents 5.30-7.00pm
كافة أولياء الأمور في الوحدة الخضراء
5.30-7.00 مساءً