Newsletter 20 March 2015

各位包校集体成员,

毫无疑问,当家校之间能通力合作去支持、激发和鼓励孩子们学习时,我们的学生会取得更好的成绩。本周的四年级数学派对活动就是最佳的实例。我们真切感受到了趣味活动营造出来的愉悦氛围,同时,能看到学生和家长一起互动也是一件赏心悦目的事。

包校的11岁以下年龄段球队的男孩子们在Toby老师和部分家长的带领下已安全地抵达了新加坡。今晚,他们将迎来与皇家马德里青年队的第一场比赛。让我们祝他们好运,也希望我们能早日听到他们此行的心得体验。可以想象,这次经历也将让他们终身难忘。

今年书籍周活动以一场别具风格的活动拉开帷幕,儿童文学家、插画家Liz Million女士于今天作客包校。孩子们都被她精彩的讲座给迷住了。书籍周下个星期的活动安排也是精彩不断,我们都满心期待着。我们要特别感谢Andre Sleigh老师协调安排书籍周里的各项活动。

我们很遗憾地宣布,Jessica Chou老师将于下个周末结束在包校的工作。Jessica老师在包校工作了八年,并为包校音乐组做出了杰出的贡献。她在管弦乐队的建立和弦乐合奏团的培养上起到了举足轻重的作用。我们衷心感谢她为包校音乐课程的发展和推进所做的一切。由于个人职业发展的缘故,Jessica老师即将离开包校,并在上海的另一所国际学校获得了一个更高的职位。让我们祝她事业有成!

我们将于明天举办一场校际篮球比赛,也衷心祝愿我们的小球员们能有出色的表现。

祝您周末愉快!

来自图书馆的信息

亲爱的家长们,

2015年书籍周来敲门啦!为了预热此项特殊的活动,今天我们的学生已与来自英国的著名插画家Liz Million一起释放自己最原始的想象力,Liz不仅展示了其独特的绘图技艺,她还在我们学生中发现了一些小小人才。

“神奇与神秘”是本年度书籍周的主题,相信此次书籍周一定会给大家带来非常多的乐趣。书展、周五装扮集会等传统活动我们将继续举办,大家更有机会与著名台湾和大陆作家零距离接触。不仅孩子们,今年您也有机会加入我们书籍周的活动中来。著名台湾儿童文学作家、翻译家、故事妈妈培训师余治莹(《大卫,不可以!》的译者)将为家长们带来一场精彩的讲座。以下为本年度书籍周的详细安排。

书展

请为您的孩子准备一些零用钱带至学校,他们可以在书展中选购一些他们喜爱的书籍。家长们也可以选择银行卡或支付宝付款。

3月23-24日,周一、周二:英文书籍展

3月25-26日,周三、周四:中文书籍展

面对家长的中文讲座:为孩子种一颗阅读树,做一个爱书人

主讲:余治莹

时间:3月26日,星期四19:00-21:00

地点:大礼堂

周五装扮集会

请将您的孩子变身为他喜爱的书中角色吧!

祝您度过一个愉快的书籍周!

Eleanor Chen

图书馆教师

切特豪斯公学暑期研修班

2015年切特豪斯公学“小学者”暑期研修班将于2015年7月17日-31日在英国举行。该班是为8-12周岁的学生开设为期2周的英式全真课程,课程内容包含科学课、地理课、历史课、英语课、戏剧课、艺术课和体育课,您孩子将和切特豪斯公学的优秀学子以及资深专业的戏剧演员一同度过难忘假期。详情请参看附件里的相关信息。

切特豪斯小学者暑期研修班 Charterhouse Young Learners Summer Course YKP

财务处消息

下周二我们将会派发书面的学费通知,届时请检查您孩子的书包并于截止日前缴付学费。如果您有任何问题,请致电我校财务处。

来自音乐组的信息

春季音乐会改期

为了让我们的小音乐家们有充裕的时间做好准备,本学期的春季音乐会由原先的5月8日周五延期到65日周五举行。请大家知悉并做好记录以便提前做好相应的安排。

周六音乐项目的学习机会

打击乐俱乐部

打击乐俱乐部是针对喜爱打击乐或是爱好打鼓的孩子们而开设的一门团体课。上课时间为每周六上午9:00 – 10:00,面向所有学生开放。有意参加这个由Al老师指导的富有趣味的俱乐部的学生,请联系音乐组高老师报名(corie.gao@ykpaoshcool.cn)。

中提琴/小提琴私教课

目前包校的弦乐团拥有多名小提琴手以及大提琴手,但至今为止还没有中提琴手加入。如果你希望与众不同,并且想为弦乐团的改进做出一点贡献, 那何不尝试一下学习中提琴呢?中提琴的外观和小提琴相似,尺寸稍大于小提琴,音色相对低沉一些。我们的中提琴老师同时也教授小提琴,如果你有意愿学习,请联系拓展项目组报名EP@ykpaoschool.cn

小号私教课

管乐团以及弦乐团都在招募木管乐手和铜管乐手。Al老师同时教授小号及架子鼓。周二下午的16:30还有一节私教课名额——先到先得。请联系拓展项目组报名EP@ykpaoschool.cn

吉他私教课     Eduardo老师是一个很有造诣的爵士吉他手,目前他的吉他课还有一些名额,授课时间为周一至周五的课后时间段。详情请联系拓展项目处咨询EP@ykpaoschool.cn

即将开班

木管乐器私教课(笛子/单簧管/萨克斯)

本学期周六音乐课程校历

请注意,由于春季音乐会延期,因此周六音乐课程也作了相应调整。

周六  
3月14日 周六音乐课程开课
3月21日 正常上课
3月28日 正常上课
4月4日 清明节停课
4月11日 正常上课
4月18日 正常上课
4月25日 劳动节假期停课
5月2日 劳动节假期停课
5月9日 正常上课
5月16日 正常上课
5月23日 正常上课
5月30日 正常上课——本学期最后一次周六课程
6月6日 春季音乐会后停课一次
6月13日 周六音乐项目结束

钢琴俱乐部

目前我们的钢琴俱乐部有4 个空缺名额。下周一我们将在早集会公布这个信息。应征的学生必须学习钢琴弹奏至少两年以上。他们将会进行一轮面试,面试中他们需要视奏简单的钢琴谱(需要能够双手弹奏)。钢琴俱乐部不能代替钢琴教学课。有需要参加钢琴私教课的家长们请联系拓展项目组报名ep@ykpaoschool.cn。一旦确定了钢琴俱乐部的报名总人数,我们会公布面试时间。请联系音乐组高老师报名(corie.gao@ykpaoshcool.cn)。

来自体育组的信息

祝好运!

11岁以下年龄段足球队已经前往新加坡出战他们的首场国际比赛,让我们祝他们好运。对于包校和小学部体育组来说,这是一次大跃进。我们第一次将包校的体育项目拓展到了海外,并使得我们的孩子能与来自世界各地国际学校的队伍进行竞技。包校的这支球队也是我们的外交大使,无论此次比赛的成绩如何,他们都是代表包校出战海外的第一支球队!祝孩子们好运,同时,我们也要衷心感谢家长们的鼎力支持。

女子足球比赛赛场更换

原定于5月30日在协和双语学校虹桥校区举行的11岁以下年龄段女子足球比赛,现因故更改了比赛场地,本次比赛将在西华国际学校进行。请在您自己的日程上做好标注。

体育颁奖晚会新的举办日期及启动寻觅嘉宾的工作

由于音乐部门在原定日期的同一周也有晚间活动安排,现在我们小学部的体育颁奖晚会也将向后顺延一周至6月18日举行。烦请各位在自己的日程上做好提示记录。我们想要寻觅一位VIP嘉宾在晚会上为大家带来一场鼓舞人心又发人深省的演讲。如果您有合适的人脉资源的话,请联系体育组的老师。之前,我们曾邀请过世界冠军、奥运会奖牌得主和顶级教练们作客我们的颁奖晚会,我们也非常期待今年的庆典活动为我们的小运动员们带来别样的感受。

Sport for Life 周日足球联赛第二赛季更新信息

在与总教练Simone以及许多球员的家长商量后,我们婉拒了5月3日的Sport for Life周日足球比赛的邀请,这是因为比赛日期正值假期最后一天,而我们很难召集完整的队伍去参加比赛的缘故。其余的周日比赛日期并无变动。Sport for Life组织也会考虑我们的实际参赛情况调整排名,并与第五周颁发奖杯。

4月19日 周日

503日 周日(待定)包校球队不参加本次比赛

5月17日 周日

5月24日 周日

6月14日 周日(颁奖典礼)

接下来的各项比赛:

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3月14日,周六:11岁以下年龄段女子足球比赛在西华国际学校举行(由于空气质量不佳而取消)

3月19-22日:11岁、13岁和15岁以下年龄段球队前往新加坡参加足球比赛

3月21日,周六:11岁以下年龄段篮球比赛在包校小学部举行

3月28日,周六:田径比赛在宋庆龄学校举行;网球比赛在上海中学国际部举行

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4月11日,周六:11岁以下年龄段足球比赛在宋庆龄学校举行

4月18日,周六:排球比赛在包校中学部举行

4月19日,周日:SFL周日足球联赛第1周

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5月3日,周日:SFL周日足球联赛第2周 包校球队不参加本次比赛

5月9日,周六:11岁以下年龄段足球比赛在西华国际学校举行

越野比赛在包校中学部举行

5月16日,周六:游泳比赛在惠灵顿国际学校举行

11岁以下年龄段羽毛球比赛在上海中学国际部举行

5月17日,周日:SFL周日足球联赛第3周

5月22日,周五:一至三年级体育日活动在包校小学部举行

5月23日,周六:田径比赛在包校中学部举行

乒乓球比赛在上海中学国际部举行

5月24日,周日: SFL周日足球联赛第4周

5月29日,周五:四、五年级体育日活动在包校中学部举行

5月30日,周六:11岁以下年龄段女子足球比赛在西华国际学校举行(由协和双语学校虹桥校区改至现在的比赛地)

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6月6日,周六:击剑比赛在包校小学部举行

6月14日,周日: SFL周日足球联赛第5周

6月18日,周四:包校小学部体育颁奖晚会

Dear YK Pao School Community,

There is no doubt that our students achieve well when home and school work together to support, stimulate and encourage their learning. This was demonstrated so clearly during our Year 4 Family Maths Evenings this week. The sense of fun and enjoyment was tangible and it was wonderful to see families learning together.

Our Under 11 Boys Football team arrived safely in Singapore with Mr. Toby and several parents. This evening they will play their first fixture against the Real Madrid youth team. We wish them well and look forward to hearing about their experiences. As you might imagine, this will be an unforgettable experience for them all.

Our Book Week started in style with a wonderful visit from Illustrator and Author Liz Million today. Our students were enthralled. Next week promises to be great fun and we look forward to the events planned for next week. Particular thanks to Andre Sleigh who has overseen the coordination of many of the events.

We are sorry to announce that Jessica Chou will be leaving us at the end of next week after eight years of excellent contributions to the Music Department of YK Pao School. She has played a pivotal role in the development of our school orchestra and in developing the strings ensembles. We would like to thank her for all that she has done to promote and develop the Music programme in our school. She is leaving us for career development reasons and to take up a promoted position at another International School in Shanghai. We wish her every success and happiness in her new venture.

We look forward to hosting an inter-school Basketball Competition tomorrow. We wish our teams well.

Have a good weekend.

Message from the Library

Dear Parents

The 2015 Book Week is knocking on the door! To warm up for this special event, our children had unlocked their wild imagination today with the popular British illustrator, Liz Million, who demonstrated her unique graphic techniques and discovered several young talents among our students.

“Magic and Mystery” is our Book Week theme this year, and tons of fun is guaranteed. Book Fairs, Fancy Dress Friday, and more close up workshops with renowned authors from both Taiwan and China. The fun is not just for children, because Ms Yu Zhiying, the well-known author and translator (No, David!) from Taiwan, is going to host a workshop for PARENTS as well! Please read on for more information on Book Week.

Book Fairs: Please make sure your children come to school with their pocket money for their Home Library collection. Parents can also pay with bank cards or Alipay.

Monday-Tuesday, March 23-24: English Book Fair

Wednesday-Thursday, March 25-26: Chinese Book Fair

Workshop in Chinese for Parents: Plant a Reading Tree for your Children

Speaker: Yu ZhiYing

Time: 19.00-21.00, Thursday, March 26

Venue: Auditorium

Fancy Dress Friday: Transform your little ones into their, or your, favourite book characters!

Have a fun Book Week!

Eleanor Chen

Teacher Librarian

Charterhouse Young Learners Summer Course

2015 Charterhouse Young Learners Summer Course will be launched in UK from July17-31, 2015. The Summer Course takes place over two weeks for students ages 8-12, who experience a full British curriculum that includes classes in science, geography, history, English, art and drama, and features a professional drama teacher. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to give your child an unforgettable holiday sharing their summer with Charterhouse School students! For more information, please see the attached information packet.

切特豪斯小学者暑期研修班 Charterhouse Young Learners Summer Course YKP

Message from Finance

Just a kind reminder, the tuition fee payment notice will be sent home next Tuesday. Please check your child’s school bag and be mindful of the due date. For any questions, please contact our Finance Office.

Message from Music Department

CHANGE OF DATE FOR THE SPRING CONCERT

To better prepare our young musicians for our main concert this semester, the Concert has moved from Friday 8th May to Friday 5th June. Please mark this in your diaries.

Opportunities Available on Saturdays:

Percussion Club

Saturday Percussion Club is a group activity for those who like to play percussion (drums etc.). It takes place from 09:00 – 10:00 every Saturday during the programme and is open to everyone. Anyone interested in joining this fun activity run by Mr. Al should contact Ms. Corie at the Music Department (corie.gao@ykpaoshcool.cn).

Viola/Violin Lessons

We have many violins and cellos in the orchestra – we do not have and violas yet. Those students wishing to be different and who want to make a difference in the school orchestras – why not try the viola. The viola is almost the same as a violin, only it is a little bigger and sounds slightly lower. Our viola teacher also teaches the violin for those who wish to learn. Please contact our Enrichment Programme Co-ordinators at EP@ykpaoschool.cn.

Trumpet Lessons

The wind band and orchestra are looking for wind and brass players. Mr. Al teaches both trumpet and drum kit. There is also one slot available on Tuesday afternoons at 16:30 – first come, first served. Please contact our Enrichment Programme Co-ordinators at EP@ykpaoschool.cn.

Guitar Lessons

Mr. Eduardo is available for teaching guitar lessons to those who wish to play. He is a very accomplished jazz guitarist and we have spaces at present. We do still have some vacancies after school during the week. Please contact our Enrichment Programme Co-ordinators at EP@ykpaoschool.cn.

Coming soon…..

Woodwind (Flute/Clarinet/Saxophone lessons

Saturday Morning Programme Calendar for this Semester

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGES DUE TO THE CHANGE OF SPRING CONCERT DATE

Saturday
14th March SATURDAY PROGRAMME STARTS
21st March AS USUAL
28th March AS USUAL
4th April NO PROGRAMME – Qing Ming Festival
11th April AS USUAL
18th April AS USUAL
25th April NO PROGRAMME – Labour Holiday
2nd May NO PROGRAMME – Labour Holiday
9th May AS USUAL
16th May AS USUAL
23rd May AS USUAL
30th May AS USUAL – FINAL SESSION
6th June NO PROGRAMME – School Concert previous night
13th June NO PROGRAMME

PIANO CLUB

There are currently 4 places available in piano club. Students will be informed in Monday’s assembly. All applicants should have learned the piano preferably for at least two years. They will be auditioned and will need to be able to sight-read a short simple piece for two hands. Piano Club is not a substitute for piano lessons. Anyone wishing their child to take piano lessons should contact out Enrichment Programme: ep@ykpaoschool.cn. Audition times will be given once the numbers are known. Please contact Ms. Corie at the Music Department (corie.gao@ykpaoshcool.cn).

Message from PE Department

Good Luck!

Best wishes to our U11 Football Team who are off to Singapore to play in their first overseas matches. This is a great step forward for YK Pao School and sport in Primary school. As we take our first steps to expand the PE program outside of Shanghai and overseas to compete with other international schools around the world. The U11 Footballers are great ambassadors for the school and whatever the results in Singapore they will be the first team to play for the school overseas! Good luck to the boys and thank you to the parents for all their wonderful support.

Change of Venue for Girl’s Football

On Sat May 30th – SSSA U11 Girls Football at SUIS (Gubei) has now been changed to WISS. Please make a note in your calendars.

Sports Awards Evening – New Date & Special Guest Search Underway

Due to a music event happening in the same week, the YK Pao Primary Sports Awards Evening has now been moved to a week later on Thursday 18th of June. Please make a note of the new date in your diaries. We are searching for an inspiring VIP guest to make a speech and help us with the ceremony, if anyone has any contacts that can help us on this date please let the PE Dept know. We have had World Champions, Olympic Medalists and top coaches in the past. We want to make this year’s ceremony extra special for our student athletes.

Sport for Life Sunday Football Season 2 – Update

After consulting with Mr. Simone our Head of Football and many parents of footballers, we have regrettably decided to not send any YK Pao Teams to the 2nd Sport for Life Sunday Football on May 3rd. This is due to it falling on a Sunday at the end of our May holiday week making it difficult for us to send a full quota of teams. The remaining Sundays will go ahead as usual. Sport for Life will take this into consideration when adjusting the league tables and awarding the trophies in Week 5. The remaining weeks stay the same.

Sunday 19th April

Sunday 3rd May – NO TEAMS FROM YK PAO TO ENTER

Sunday 17th May

Sunday 24th May

Sunday 14th June (Awards Ceremony)

Upcoming Sports Events:

March

Sat 14th – U11 Girls Football at WISS (cancelled due to air quality)

Thu 19th – 22nd – U11, U13, U15 Football Tour to Singapore

Sat 21st – U11 Basketball at YKPS Primary

Sat 28th – Track and Field at Soong Ching Ling

Sat 29th – Tennis at SHS (ID)

April

Sat 11th – U11 Football at Soong Ching Ling

Sat 18th – U11 Volleyball at YKPS Secondary

Sun 19th – SFL Sunday Football League Week 1

May

Sun 3rd – SFL Sunday Football League Week 2 – NO TEAMS FROM YK PAO TO ENTER

Sat 9th – U11 Football at WISS and Cross Country Running at YKPS Secondary

Sat 16th – Swimming at Wellington College and U11 Badminton at SHSID

Sun 17th – SFL Sunday Football League Week 3

Fri 22nd – Year 1-3 Sports Day at YKPS Primary

Sat 23rd – Track and Field at YKPS Secondary and Table Tennis at SHSID

Sun 24th – SFL Sunday Football League Week 4

Fri 29th – Year 4&5 Sports Day at YKPS Secondary Campus

Sat 30th – U11 Girls football at WISS (changed from SUIS Gubei)

June

Sat 6th – Fencing at YKPS Primary

Sun 14th – SFL Sunday Football League Week 5

Thurs 18th – YKPS Primary Sports Awards Evening

Newsletter 13 March 2015

各位包校集体成员,

本周四,包校无板篮球队参加了其第一场校际比赛。让我们祝贺代表包校参加此次比赛的所有女同学们!除了赢得一场比赛的胜利,她们对体育的热情和积极向上的运动精神更是让我们倍感自豪!感谢Clare老师和Victoria老师利用午休时间指导、训练学生。

感谢于本周四晚间前来参加探索组工作坊的家长们,我们也非常高兴能见到家长和孩子之间的合作。我们也要衷心感谢为工作坊而积极筹备各项活动的老师们。

您应该已经注意到了,在每天放学的时候,我们在足球场的一端安排了家长等待区域。这一举措已经使得家长接领孩子的过程更为顺畅。感谢各位的积极配合。我想要提醒大家的是,请不要将车停靠在弄堂口的武定路上,这样做不仅影响到了其他行人和车辆还会引起对街警察局的一些不必要的关注。

祝大家周末愉快!

来自家校协力会的消息

3月16日下午2点到4点,我们会在学校西楼1104会议室召开本学期的首次PTA会议,请各班的班代和年代务必出席,同时,我们也欢迎其他家长出席。本次会议的议题如下:

-       报告卡回顾及意见收集

-       三校工作信息更新(校服、校车和校餐)

-       品格教育项目信息分享及推广

-       2015年二手集市项目启动

-       校长信息

来自学生处的信息

2015-2016年小学部学费政策已于3月13日本周五发放。请注意查收孩子的书包。

如您未收到学费政策或者有任何相关问题,请联系学生处韩老师。

联系电话:61671999*1*8107

电邮:ellen.han@ykpaoschool.cn

来自拓展项目组的信息

2015包校暑期活动的招生工作已经全面启动。为了确保家长可以及时申请包校暑期活动的名额,本周五我们将在包校微信号上推出暑期活动在线预报名。您可以通过点击包校暑期活动介绍的微信,进入在线注册后填写基本信息。我们会根据预报名的优先顺序和您联系并寄送详细的报名申请表及活动详情。

随函附上暑期活动微信内容及微信预报名的介绍,请查看。谢谢!

2015包校暑期活动微信在线注册

来自校医的消息

请查看附件内的3月健康月报。

安全用药

来自音乐组的信息

所有的音乐课外活动现均已正常上课,包括周六音乐课程。

周六打击乐俱乐部

打击乐俱乐部是针对喜爱打击乐或是爱好打鼓的孩子们而开设的一门团体课。上课时间为每周六上午9:00 – 10:00,此课面向所有学生开放。有意参加这个由Al老师指导的富有趣味的俱乐部的学生,请联系音乐组高老师报名(corie.gao@ykpaoshcool.cn)。

本学期周六音乐课程安排

周六  
3月14日 周六音乐课程开课
3月21日 正常上课
3月28日 正常上课
4月4日 清明节停课
4月11日 正常上课
4月18日 正常上课
4月25日 劳动节假期停课
5月2日 劳动节假期停课
5月9日 正常上课
5月16日 正常上课
5月23日 正常上课
5月30日 正常上课
6月6日 正常上课
6月13日 周六音乐项目结束

春季音乐会之后的一次周六课程还将停课一次,日期待定。

周六音乐课程表

时间 课程 报名联系人
09:00 – 10:00 初级中国民乐团 corie.gao@ykpaoschool.cn
09:00 – 10:00 打击乐俱乐部 corie.gao@ykpaoschool.cn
09:00 – 12:00 中提琴私教课 EP@ykpaoschool.cn
09:00 – 12:00 木管乐器私教课 EP@ykpaoschool.cn
10:00 – 10:40 初级乐理班 corie.gao@ykpaoschool.cn
10:40 – 11:20 中级乐理班 corie.gao@ykpaoschool.cn
11:20 – 12:00 高级乐理班 corie.gao@ykpaoschool.cn
10:00 – 11:00 中国民乐团 corie.gao@ykpaoschool.cn
10:00 – 12:00 打鼓私教课 EP@ykpaoschool.cn
10:00 – 12:00 小号私教课 EP@ykpaoschool.cn
11:00 – 12:00 琵琶私教课 EP@ykpaoschool.cn

木管乐器私教课的开课时间有待确认。

有意参加周六音乐课程的学生请联系以上相关人员报名。

来自体育组的信息

对校队成员而言,新的学期通常意味着全新的开始。目前,所有校队的成员甄选活动已经再次启动。无论是男生还是女生,只要是想参加任何一支校队的同学都可在团队体育活动时段和午休时段前来参加训练。训练项目和时间与第一学期的安排一致。我们欢迎大家踊跃参加!

创造历史包校女子无板篮球队

让我们祝贺Clare老师和Victoria老师执教的包校女子无板篮球队!她们于本周四在包校与耀中国际学校的球队进行了第一场正式比赛。孩子们的首秀也展现出了包校学生在新运动项目上所拥有的才华,同时,也激发了下一群年轻球员的兴趣与斗志。来自三至五年级的20多位女生参加了此次比赛,观战的人们也见证了她们为包校体育发展写下新的篇章!我们也希望这项运动能成为包校女子运动的一项传统项目。再次祝贺所有参与其中的学生和老师们!加油!女子无板篮球的常规训练安排在每周四的午休时段。

祝贺!

让我们祝贺上个周末在上海美国学校参加比赛的包校游泳队成员们。祝贺三年级的Raphael和二年级的Max为我们赢得了两枚奖牌。包校的孩子们与来自上海和全国各地的优秀选手同台较量,这些选手不乏来自上海英国学校、上海美国学校、惠灵顿国际学校和南京国际学校的健将们。衷心祝贺所有参与比赛的队员们!

与此同时,我们还要祝贺在第二学期第一场联赛中取得第三名的11岁以下年龄段男子足球队。孩子们真棒!他们目前正在为下周的新加坡足球比赛积极备战。他们在新加坡的第一场比赛就将与皇家马德里足球学院的球队相遇!祝我们这群男孩子们好运!

祝好运

女子足球队的球员们将于本周六在西华国际学校进行她们在本学期的第一场联赛,让我们祝孩子们好运!

Sport for Life 周日足球联赛第二赛季

SFL周日足球联赛第二赛季的比赛日期已经确定,具体安排如下:

4月19日 周日

5月03日 周日(待定)*

5月17日 周日

5月24日 周日

6月14日 周日(颁奖典礼)

*由于处于劳动节假期之中的缘故,是否在当天举行比赛还有待进一步确认。

比赛时间为上午10:00至中午;6月14日为最后一场比赛日,由于还要举行颁奖典礼,活动时间为上午10:00至下午1:00。校车将于比赛当天早上9点从学校出发。在本学期的甄选活动期间,我们将以书面形式通知最终入选球队的学生。

接下来的各项比赛:

3

3月14日,周六:11岁以下年龄段女子足球比赛在西华国际学校举行

3月19-22日:11岁、13岁和15岁以下年龄段球队前往新加坡参加足球比赛

3月21日,周六:11岁以下年龄段篮球比赛在包校小学部举行

3月28日,周六:田径比赛在宋庆龄学校举行;网球比赛在上海中学国际部举行

4

4月11日,周六:11岁以下年龄段足球比赛在宋庆龄学校举行

4月18日,周六:排球比赛在包校中学部举行

4月19日,周日:SFL周日足球联赛第1周

5

5月3日,周日:SFL周日足球联赛第2周*

5月9日,周六:11岁以下年龄段足球比赛在西华国际学校举行

越野比赛在包校中学部举行

5月16日,周六:游泳比赛在惠灵顿国际学校举行

11岁以下年龄段羽毛球比赛在上海中学国际部举行

5月17日,周日:SFL周日足球联赛第3周

5月22日,周五:一至三年级体育日活动在包校小学部举行

5月23日,周六:田径比赛在包校中学部举行

乒乓球比赛在上海中学国际部举行

5月24日,周日: SFL周日足球联赛第4周

5月29日,周五:四、五年级体育日活动在包校中学部举行

5月30日,周六:11岁以下年龄段女子足球比赛在协和双语学校虹桥校区举行

6

6月6日,周六:击剑比赛在包校小学部举行

6月14日,周日: SFL周日足球联赛第5周

6月18日,周四:包校小学部体育颁奖晚会

Dear YK Pao School Community,

Congratulations to our girls who represented YK Pao School in our first ever inter-school netball match on Thursday. They did us proud with their enthusiasm, sporting attitude and a win! Thanks to Miss. Clare and Miss Victoria who have been coaching the team at lunchtimes.

It was good to welcome those of you who attended our EU workshops on Thursday evening. To see parents and children working together was wonderful. Thanks to the team of teachers who prepared such a worthwhile series of activities.

As you will have noticed, we have organized for parents to wait at the far end of the football field at the end of the school day. This has made dispersal much smoother. Thanks for your cooperation. I would like to remind you of the parking restrictions on Wuding Lane. Please ensure that you do not park there as this creates difficulty for other road users and attracts the unwanted attention of the Police who reside in the station opposite the school lane.

Have a good weekend.

Message from PTA

The first PTA meeting of this semester will be held at 14:00-16:00 on 16th March in the Conference Room 1104. All class reps and year reps are expected to attend the meeting and we welcome parents who are interested as well. The agenda of this meeting is followed as:

-       Report Card Review and Feedback Collection

-       Updates on School Bus, Uniform and Food Issues

-       Information on Character Programme Sharing and Promotion

-       Launching of Eco Fair  2015

-       Principal Corner

Message from Student Affairs Office

The 2015-2016 Tuition Fee Policy will be handed out this Friday (March 13th). The tuition policy paper will be placed in your child’s school bag. If you do not receive the paper or have any questions, please feel free to contact Ms. Han at our Student Affairs Office by calling 61671999*1*8107 or via email at ellen.han@ykpaoschool.cn.

Message from the Extension Programs Office

Registration for our 2015 YK Pao School Summer Activities has now begun. To ensure parents are able to register for our programs timely, online pre-registration will be made available via the official YK Pao School WeChat account. Simply tap our “YK Pao School Summer Activities” article in WeChat and provide us with some basic information. We will then, on a first-come, first-served basis, provide you with an application form and our detailed activities schedule.

For your convenience, we have attached the content from the above-mentioned Summer Activities WeChat article as well as information regarding our WeChat pre-registration. Thank you!

2015包校暑期活动微信在线注册

Message from the School Nurse

Please kindly find the attached Monthly Health of March.

 安全用药

Message from Music Department

All Musical activities are now up and running as usual including the Saturday Music Programme.

Saturday Percussion Club

Saturday Percussion Club is a group activity for those who like to play percussion (drums etc.). It takes place from 09:00 – 10:00 every Saturday during the programme and is open to everyone. Anyone interested in joining this fun activity run by Mr. Al should contact Ms. Corie at the Music Department (corie.gao@ykpaoshcool.cn).

Saturday Morning Programme Calendar for this Semester

Saturday
14th March SATURDAY PROGRAMME STARTS
21st March AS USUAL
28th March AS USUAL
4th April NO PROGRAMME – Qing Ming Festival
11th April AS USUAL
18th April AS USUAL
25th April NO PROGRAMME – Labour Holiday
2nd May NO PROGRAMME – Labour Holiday
9th May AS USUAL
16th May AS USUAL
23rd May AS USUAL
30th May AS USUAL
6th June AS USUAL
13th June SATURDAY PROGRAMME FINISHES

There will also be no programme on the Saturday after the Spring Concert. The date is to be confirmed.

Saturday Morning Schedule

Time Activity Contact
09:00 – 10:00 Chinese Beginner Ensemble corie.gao@ykpaoschool.cn
09:00 – 10:00 Percussion Club corie.gao@ykpaoschool.cn
09:00 – 12:00 Viola EP@ykpaoschool.cn
09:00 – 12:00 Woodwind * EP@ykpaoschool.cn
10:00 – 10:40 Theory Beginner corie.gao@ykpaoschool.cn
10:40 – 11:20 Theory Intermediate corie.gao@ykpaoschool.cn
11:20 – 12:00 Theory Advanced corie.gao@ykpaoschool.cn
10:00 – 11:00 Chinese Ensemble corie.gao@ykpaoschool.cn
10:00 – 12:00 Drums EP@ykpaoschool.cn
10:00 – 12:00 Trumpet EP@ykpaoschool.cn
11:00 – 12:00 Pipa EP@ykpaoschool.cn

Woodwind * Beginning later – Start date to be announced

Anyone wishing to join a Saturday Morning Programme activity should contact the relevant department as above.

Message from PE Department

As always a new semester means a fresh start for all our teams. We are opening the try outs again for all school teams. If any boy or girl wants to try for any of the school teams they can come to the training sessions during Team Sports and lunchtimes. The times of the trainings will stay the same as semester 1. Everyone welcome!

Making History – YKPS Girl’s Netball

A massive well done to the YKPS Girl’s Netball Team coached by Ms Clare and Ms Victoria. They played their first competitive match versus YCIS on Thursday. With players playing Netball for the 1st time in YKPS this was a fantastic opportunity to showcase our talents in a new sport and inspire the next group of young athletes at the school. We had over 20 girls from Years 3, 4 and 5 play and everyone enjoyed watching them make history! We hope this is the continuation of a long tradition of girl’s sports at YKPS. Congratulations to all involved! Go Netballers! The Netball team train at lunchtimes on Thursdays.

Well Done!

Congratulations to the YKPS Swim Team who competed at SAS last weekend. We came home with 2 medals, Year 3 Raphael and Year 2 Max, well done to those boys. We are competing with the best swimmers from all over Shanghai and beyond, from schools such as BISS, SAS, Wellington, Nanjing International. Well done to all the swimmers involved!

Well done also to the U11 Boys Football Team who came 3rd in their 1st SSSA Tournament of Semester 2. They are preparing for their Singapore Football Tour coming next week. We wish them all the best for that. Their first match in Singapore is versus Real Madrid Football Academy! Good luck boys!

Good Luck

Best wishes to the Girl’s Football Team who will play in their 1st SSSA Tournament of Semester 2 this Saturday at WISS. We wish them all the best!

Sport for Life Sunday Football Season 2

The dates for Season 2 for the SFL Sunday Football Tournaments have been released. They are:

Sunday 19th April

Sunday 3rd May *TBC *

Sunday 17th May

Sunday 24th May

Sunday 14th June (Awards Ceremony)

*please note this date falls on the May Holiday week. To be confirmed (TBC) if we will send teams on this date.

All dates are 10am – Midday, except the last date, June 14th which is 10am-1pm due to the awards ceremony. Buses will leave school at 9am on the dates above. Letters will be given out to confirm student’s participation early in Semester two during the team trials.

Upcoming Sports Events:

March

Sat 14th – U11 Girls Football at WISS

Thu 19th – 22nd – U11, U13, U15 Football Tour to Singapore

Sat 21st – U11 Basketball at YKPS Primary

Sat 28th – Track and Field at Soong Ching Ling and Tennis at SHS (ID)

April

Sat 11th – U11 Football at Soong Ching Ling

Sat 18th – U11 Volleyball at YKPS Secondary

Sun 19th – SFL Sunday Football League Week 1

May

Sun 3rd – SFL Sunday Football League Week 2 *

Sat 9th – U11 Football at WISS and Cross Country Running at YKPS Secondary

Sat 16th – Swimming at Wellington College and U11 Badminton at SHSID

Sun 17th – SFL Sunday Football League Week 3

Fri 22nd – Year 1-3 Sports Day at YKPS Primary

Sat 23rd – Track and Field at YKPS Secondary and Table Tennis at SHSID

Sun 24th – SFL Sunday Football League Week 4

Fri 29th – Year 4&5 Sports Day at YKPS Secondary Campus

Sat 30th – U11 Girls football at SUIS Hongqiao

June

Sat 6th – Fencing at YKPS Primary

Sun 14th – SFL Sunday Football League Week 5

Thurs 18th – YKPS Primary Sports Awards Evening

Newsletter 06 March 2015

Dear YK Pao School Community,

It is always good to return from a good break; students and staff are refreshed and thoroughly enjoyed sharing their holiday experiences. Many stayed close to family in Shanghai, many travelled to be with family overseas and some ventured into new places with friends. Time spent with loved ones is precious and this shone through many personal accounts of the holidays. It is easy for us to take the company of our family members for granted. It is remarkable what we can learn and find out from our children if we take the time to really interact with them. Some of the conversations we have heard and engaged in over the lunch tables this week have been outstanding.

Next week we look forward to hosting some more parent workshops. We do hope that you will be able to join us to hear about how you can support your child’s learning.

Crick Chen and myself have had the chance to spend time in other reputable schools in Beijing for the past couple of days. It has been very valuable seeing and understanding how other schools tackle and experience similar challenges and we look forward to furthering our thinking on our bi-lingual teaching, time tabling and differentiation of student learning.

We do hope that the ‘Read to Feed’ programme has been progressing well over the holiday and we will be closing the window for sponsorship soon. On Monday, we will be hosting two children from the area that benefited from our contributions last year. It is always valuable when children really understand how their contributions have helped and so the visit of these children and their families will be important for us all.

Have a good weekend.

Morning Drop-off

A reminder that cars dropping students off in Wuding Road should only stop-and-go. Students should be organised inside the car to get out when the door is opened by a Principal or security guard. Please inform drivers that they are not to get out of the car. We need to work together to ensure that the traffic on Wuding Road keeps moving.

Another reminder that NO cars are permitted to drive down the lane to the school. It causes traffic jams and does not endear us to our neighbours.

Enrichment Programme (EP) Notice

EP will start from next Monday. Most EP classes finish at 17:00 except for some classes on Monday and Thursday which finish at 17:30. Parents please arrange to pick up your child on time at the school gate.

Curriculum Workshop in Semester 2

A workshop was successfully held in last semester by English Department and parents were given more information about the aspects of the English programme and strategies to support students at home. As we found this kind of workshop is very helpful for both the school and the parents, here we are going to arrange two more this semester:

  1. 18:00-19:00, March 12th – held by EU Department
  2. TBC – held by Chinese Department and Maths Department

Following is the schedule for the first workshop, all interested parents are welcome. The details of the second workshop will be shared when the date approaching.

Workshop on March 12th

Time Arrangement:

Time Arrangement
18:00 — 18:20 First round
18:20 — 18:40 Second round
18:40 — 19:00 Third round

Activity Arrangement:

Station

Introduction

Venue

Time of duration

1. Hands-on activity You will experience some interesting experiments we have done in EU lesson with your children. West Building

EU Room

20 minutes
2. Teaching philosophy (Inquiry skills) Share questioning skills with you and explore strategies to encourage children to be deeper thinkers West Building

Y5B Classroom

 

20 minutes
3.Assessment  Introduction Discuss how to help children to prepare for EU assessments West Building

Y5C Classroom

20 minutes
4.Resources Introduction (Apps and websites) Helping your children with EU at home using iPads and Digital Resources West Building

Y5D Classroom

20 minutes
5. EU and other subjects How to link EU with other subjects West Building

Y5A Classroom

20 minutes
6. Open Kitchen (Food Tech) Introduce parents to the skills and knowledge taught in Food Tech East Building

Food Tec Room

on-going for 1 hour
7. Open Garden (Gardening) This is a learning space where you can understand how children experience the joys of gardening West Building

Top Roof Garden

on-going for 1 hour
8.Exhibition Room (Videos and Photos) Videos and pictures of children’s EU activities and projects West Building

Y4E Classroom

on-going for 1 hour

 

*Please notice that Station 1, 6, 7, 8 is available to both parents and children.

Uniform Purchase

Uniform purchase will be conducted at 13:00-16:00 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Our Uniform Shop is located on the first floor of East Building. Thanks for your attention.

Procedure of Students Asking for Leave

To ensure everyone have a crystal-clear understanding of the process of students asking for leave, please check the attached procedure chart for your reference. Thank you very much.

Student Taking Leave Procedure – External Version

Pastoral Care Corner by Director of Pastoral Care – Mr Shane

Teaching Character in and out of the classroom is very important to us. Along with the valuable Character Education lessons that the teachers and students have been learning, we have included out YK Pao Story Mums in our lessons, who have brought us some amazing and inspiring stories and then engaged our students in great conversations. We are pleased to announce that we will be expanding the lessons with another group of parents who will combine our monthly character traits with stories and activities as well.  Here I will share an announcement from this new team.

The newly formed English-language Character Education Parents program will be launching in March. We have been given a great opportunity to work with students to discuss different themes each month. We are looking for parents who can commit to volunteering to lead a session. Sessions take place in the morning of Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday per month. Volunteer time is only the session hour (30 minutes) + planning time (about 2 hours) per month. Kids love to see their parents in class and it will be a wonderful way to encourage sharing and discussion with children from various perspectives. Please contact one of our executive team members to get involved. Thank you! (Note: we are especially looking for more volunteers for Years 4 and 5!)

Lin Xu (131-6707-1918, 2008linxu@gmail.com)

Sara Naumann (136-8165-6359,naumannsara@mac.com)

Teresa Koh (135-2451-5818, teresak0706@yahoo.com)

Qin Yin(138-1803-0755, yinqin@learnsel.com

Also this month we will be introducing a new consistent behaviour plan to help our students be the best they can be. Each month, we will announce a behavioural goal for the students to meet. These will be announced at the beginning of the month and discussed within class times. At the end of the month, students will be able to score themselves, receive peer scores as well as teacher scores. We will also let parents know the goals so they can give encouragement and feedback at home as well. This month we are focusing on Balance and Self Management. We would like to see the students wearing the proper uniform each day, being punctual to school and to lessons, and finally conscientiously completes all assignments with diligence.

Message from the Library

Dear Parents,

Welcome back!

Library is surely a bustling place in March with the arrival of Baker Book Club books, the ongoing Read to Feed, 3 upcoming author visits, and the festivity of Book Week! In the meantime, we are also celebrating the International Women’s Day by sharing stories of outstanding women in the history or female protagonists. (http://libguides.ykpaoschool.cn/womensday)

Book Week and all the related activities are definitely the highlights in March. We will be collecting Read to Feed fund that is raised by our young readers on March 16. The plush Heifer Cow, RMB 100 each, is now for sale in the Library. Of course, all your good deeds will be forwarded to Heifer for helping more poor families. On March 9, YK Pao invites 2 children from Sichuan who will spend a day with Pao students.

Let’s not forget about the author visits. Liz Million, children’s beloved author and illustrator from the UK, will share her secrets on how to create colourful illustrations and exciting stories with our children on March 20. During the Book Week, both Ms Yu Ziying, a well-known Taiwanese translator and author, and Ms Xie Qianni, the Executive Editor of children’s magazine, will host workshops for students, teachers, AND Parents! More information will be updated before Book Week.

To provide the YK Pao Community a better access to our Library resources in the near future, both Library Team and ICT Team have been working on upgrading our Library system since last year, and we’ve finally reached the final stage. To ensure the smooth transition of the system, I am sorry to announce that the Library will be closed at 15.00 every Thursday and Friday.  I apologise for any inconvenience and your support and understanding are highly appreciated.

Happy Reading!

Eleanor Chen

Teacher Librarian

Free Dental Examination

The Jiangsu Road Community Health Service Centre will do a free dental examination for all students next Wednesday and Thursday. Children who are found to have dental problems will receive a note in Chinese from the clinic a week later. Parents, please check your child’s schoolbag then.

Message from the School Nurse

It’s high season for norovirus gastroenteritis. It quite often occurs in the autumn and winter. Noroviruses are highly contagious. Please check the attached about “Norovirus”. If your child has vomited or has had diarrhea, please take him/her to the hospital for medical attention immediately and also inform your child’s class teacher and the school nurse. Please keep them at home during the illness until three days after the symptoms disappear then back to school.

诺如病毒

Volunteer Host Families for Junior Chinese Camp (Day Camp)

The 8th YK Pao School Junior Chinese Camp (Day Camp) will take place this coming July at our Primary Division. Children aged 5-11 from around the world will be coming to Pao School to learn Chinese and experience Chinese culture. Some of them will stay with local families to learn about Chinese culture, share cultures and make friends. We are currently looking for volunteer families to host our campers.

The dates of the camp are as follows:

Session 1: June 29th – July 10th, 2015

Session 2: July 13th – July 24th, 2015

Volunteer host families should be native Chinese speakers.

Please contact Ms. Joanna Li at our Extension Programs Office if you would like to host a summer camp student, or wish to learn more about our program:
61671999*1*8110, joanna.li@ykpaoschool.cn

Message from Music Department

Music Schedule for the start of Term

  • ALL BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL MUSIC ACTIVITIES INCLUDING EP  start this Monday,  (9th March).
  • Saturday programme starts on Saturday 14th March.
  • ALL LUNCHTIME ACTIVITIES started this week with the exceptions of English Choir and Vocal Ensemble. Students should remember to bring their instruments and music on the relevant days.

English Choir Auditions

We have now auditioned for English Choir for this semester. English choir had become too big and it was decided that it was necessary to reduce to a more manageable size. As a result there will almost certainly be some disappointment to those who were not successful on this occasion – especially those who were in the choir last semester.

To ensure absolute fairness and impartiality, we videoed and jointly marked every applicant on being in tune and on their voice. The total was out of 20 and everyone who scored 13 or above was entered into the choir.

For those who did not get into English Choir this semester, we would very much like them to come and join in with the Friday Choir.

Celebrating String Success

On 8th February a number of YK Pao cellists went to Beijing and performed in the 6th Annual Chinese Education Cultural Organisation Competition for strings.  Matthew Y3B represented the Shanghai area and won gold out of the whole of China.

Within the Shanghai District, Harry Y2A came first and Sarah Y5A came third.

Congratulations to the coach Mr. Rick who won an award for being an outstanding teacher.

ALSO – Violinists Nathaniel 5A and Evan 5A were awarded tickets to a violin recital given by Mengla Huang for their dedication and hard work. The tickets were kindly donated by Mr. Sohmen. It was a very hard decision as to who to give the tickets to as we have so many dedicated students.

Violin Recital

Everyone is cordially invited to an evening recital given by the renowned violinist Ocean Zhang in the primary school auditorium. The concert begins at 18:30 on Monday (9th March) and will last about an hour.

Cello Players

Chinese ensemble is still looking for two cellists to join them next semester. The rehearsals take place on Saturday mornings. Anyone interested should contact Ms. Leef as soon as possible.

Woodwind and Brass Players

Mr. Dominic is still looking for any woodwind or brass players to join Wind Band. Anyone interested should see him as soon as possible.

A Reminder – SUMMER OPPORTUNITY FOR SINGERS

A reminder that we have the renowned Ralph Allwood, previously Director of Music at Eton College, England and founder of the celebrated Eton Choral Courses coming to YK Pao School in the summer with some of his expert singing trainers to run a singing course for any keen singers aged 8 – 15.

For further details, please go to the YK Pao website and look under the Summer Camp section – you need to click on the left where it actually says “Junior Choral Course” to find the downloadable brochure which is at:

http://www.ykpaoschool.cn/junior-choral-course

We are looking for 60 – 80 young singers. This course is not just for students at YK Pao School. We are advertising this throughout Shanghai and it is open to anyone in this age range who is enthusiastic and would like to attend.

Message from PE Department

Happy Chinese New Year from all the PE Team at YKPS Primary!

Welcome Back!

A big welcome to Semester 2 PE from all the PE Team! We have lots to look forward to this semester and are immediately back into our fixtures, trainings and tournaments.

As always a new semester means a fresh start for all our teams. We are opening the try outs again for all school teams. If any boy or girl wants to try for any of the school teams they can come to the training sessions during Team Sports and lunchtimes. The times of the trainings will stay the same as semester 1. Everyone welcome!

New Year 1 Football Team for Semester 2

We are very happy to announce the creation of a 2nd Year 1 Football Team. This means we will have 2 teams entering into the Sport for Life Sunday Football. Last semester we had only 1 team but due to popular demand we are happy to open up to two. Coach Javier and Mr. Simone will oversee the Year 1 Team. Tryouts began this week!

Sport for Life Sunday Football Season 2

The dates for Season 2 for the SFL Sunday Football Tournaments have been released. They are:

Sunday 19th April

Sunday 3rd May *TBC *

Sunday 17th May

Sunday 24th May

Sunday 14th June (Awards Ceremony)

*please note this date falls on the May Holiday week. To be confirmed (TBC) if we will send teams on this date.

All dates are 10am – Midday, except the last date, June 14th which is 10am-1pm due to the awards ceremony. Buses will leave school at 9am on the dates above. Letters will be given out to confirm student’s participation early in Semester two during the team trials.

Swimming Pool Maintenance

The swimming pool has been out of action all this week due to a mechanical problem. We hope it will be back to normal swimming classes from Monday, March 9th. This week swimming classes have been in the gym or outside depending on the weather. Please remind students to bring their swimming bags for swimming this next week. Apologies for any issues this has caused, we are working hard to fix the problem.

U11 SSSA Football Tournament

Good luck to our U11 Football Team who will play in their 1st tournament of semester 2 at Soong Ching Ling School this weekend. Teams from all over Shanghai will compete on Saturday, best wishes from all of the YKPS Community! Buses leave YKPS at 8:15am.

Upcoming Sports Events:

March

Sat 7th – U11 Football at SCL

Sat 14th – U11 Girls Football at WISS

Thu 19th – 22nd – U11, U13, U15 Football Tour to Singapore

Sat 21st – U11 Basketball at YKPS Primary

Sat 28th – Track and Field at Soong Ching Ling and Tennis at SHS (ID)

April

Sat 11th – U11 Football at Soong Ching Ling

Sat 18th – U11 Volleyball at YKPS Secondary

Sun 19th – SFL Sunday Football League Week 1

May

Sun 3rd – SFL Sunday Football League Week 2 *

Sat 9th – U11 Football at WISS and Cross Country Running at YKPS Secondary

Sat 16th – Swimming at Wellington College and U11 Badminton at SHSID

Sun 17th – SFL Sunday Football League Week 3

Fri 22nd – Year 1-3 Sports Day at YKPS Primary

Sat 23rd – Track and Field at YKPS Secondary and Table Tennis at SHSID

Sun 24th – SFL Sunday Football League Week 4

Fri 29th – Year 4&5 Sports Day at YKPS Secondary Campus

Sat 30th – U11 Girls football at SUIS Hongqiao

June

Sat 6th – Fencing at YKPS Primary

Sun 14th – SFL Sunday Football League Week 5

Thurs 18th – YKPS Primary Sports Awards Evening

各位包校集体成员,

经过假期的一番养精蓄锐后,我们终于愉快地重返校园了。学生们和老师们的身心得到了充分的休息,他们也非常高兴地互相分享了各自的假期经历。假期中很多学生选择留在上海与家人共度新春,也有很多学生随父母一起云游海外,与此同时,还有些包校成员和自己的朋友们去大胆探游新的地方。与亲人和朋友相处的时间总是非常宝贵的,我们从很多人讲述的假期经历中就可见一斑。我们常常把家人的陪伴当成是一件理所当然的事,但如果我们真正花些时间与孩子互动的话,我们可以从孩子身上发现一些意想不到的闪光点。这周,我在午餐饭桌上听到和参与的一些与孩子们的谈话真是让人倍感欣喜。

下周,我们将组织专项的课程工作坊供家长选择参与。我们希望大家能积极参加,以听取更多如何支持孩子学习的信息。

过去两天里,我和陈艳校长在北京走访了一些享誉盛名的学校。我们得以一窥和了解其他学校在面对与包校类似挑战的时候是如何应对处理的。本次出行对我们来说是非常有价值的,我们也将就双语教学、时间安排以及学生学习差异等方面做进一步的思考和探索。

我们希望孩子们即便在假期里也仍然坚持进行了开卷助人的项目活动,捐赠截止日期已经临近。下周一,我们将会接待两位去年接受开卷助人项目支持地区的学生。让孩子们真切感受自己的贡献为别人带来的帮助也是很宝贵的经历。这两位孩子和他们家庭的来访对我们来说也是很有意义的。

祝大家周末愉快!

早晨开车送孩子

我们在此提醒家长们,送孩子上学的车辆在武定西路上必须快速放下孩子然后离开。学生应在车内提前做好准备,以便校长或保安开车门时能够迅速下车。请告知司机,司机不用下车,而应该在孩子下车后尽快驶离。我们应共同努力确保武定西路的交通顺畅。

此外,我们想提醒大家,学校的弄堂内禁止车辆驶入。否则将造成交通拥堵,并影响学校与周围居民的关系。

拓展课程通知

拓展课程将于下周一开始,除周一、周四有部分课程于17:30结束,其余课程都于17:00结束,请家长们安排好时间,准时到校门口接学生。

第二学期的课程工作坊

英语组曾于上个学期成功举办了一次课程工作坊,通过互动家长们也获得了更多有关英语课程的信息和一些适合在家里使用的策略。我们也认为此类工作坊对学校和家长都比较有帮助,因此,本学期我们将再组织两场课程工作坊:

  1. 3月12日18:00-19:00 – 由探索组组织
  2. 时间、日期待定 – 由语文组和数学组组织

以下是本学期第一个课程工作坊的具体安排,我们欢迎有兴趣的家长前来参加。第二个工作坊的安排将于稍后分享。

3月12日课程工作坊安排

时间:

时间

次序

18:00 — 18:20

第一轮

18:20 — 18:40

第二轮

18:40 — 19:00

第三轮

活动站点

活动简介

    

持续时间

1. 小小实验室 孩子和您可以一起重温探索课上做过的一些活动和实验。

西楼

探索教室

20分钟

2. 如何培养学生的质疑技能 和您共同探讨如何在家中培养孩子的质疑意识。

西楼

Y5A教室

20分钟

3. 评价学生的方法 探索学科如何对学生进行评价。

西楼

Y5B教室

20分钟

4. 资源的利用                             (应用软件和网站) 介绍如何在家帮助孩子使用一些与探索课学习有关的软件和网站。

西楼

Y5C教室

20分钟

5. 探索课的跨学科联系 探索课怎样和其他学科相联系,为学生打破学科界限。

西楼

Y5D教室

20分钟

6. 再现“食品技术”课堂 介绍“食品技术”课堂的学习内容

东楼

食品技术教室

1小时

(随到随看)

7. 再现“营养菜园”课堂 在我们的屋顶花园体验种植的乐趣,学习“营养菜园”的知识

西楼

屋顶花园

1小时

(随到随看)

8. 作品展示 通过照片和视频展示学生的一些课堂活动,课堂实录以及一些作品。

东楼

Y4E 教室

1小时

(随到随看)

活动(其中1,6,7,8项活动可以和您的孩子共同参与)

购买校服

温馨提示:您可于每周二、四下午13:00-16:00在位于学校东楼一楼的校服间购买校服。谢谢您的关注。

学生请假流程

为使大家对请假流程有个更清楚直观的认识,我们制作了请假流程图供大家参阅。请查阅附件以获取详情,谢谢!

Student Taking Leave Procedure – External Version

人文关怀角 人文关怀主任Shane老师

在课堂内外进行品格教育对我们和孩子来说是非常重要的。除了老师们和学生们一直在学习的颇有意义的品格教育课程,我们还将校外的故事妈妈也纳入了课程资源之中,她们为我们带来了精彩且发人深省的故事,孩子们也就此进行了一系列深入探讨。现在,我们也非常高兴地宣布,我们将另一群家长扩充到了我们的阵营中来。她们会将每月的品格特征与故事和活动相结合,并借此进行品格教育。以下是来自这支新团队的通告。

新建立的品格教育英语故事妈妈项目将于三月正式启动。很高兴能有这么棒的机会在每个月里与孩子们讨论不同的品格教育主题。我们目前正在寻找能坚持完成一个教学单元的志愿家长。课程将于每月的周二、周三或周四上午进行。一个教学单元所包含的时间仅为教学时间(30分钟)+备课时间(约2小时)。孩子们非常喜欢看见自己的家长出现在教室里的感觉,这也是鼓励孩子对一件事情进行飞分享和多方位探讨的好方法。如果您有兴趣参加,请联系以下任意一位该项目的核心团队成员。非常感谢!(注:我们特别想寻觅一些四、五年级的志愿家长!)

许琳  (131-6707-1918, 2008linxu@gmail.com)

Sara Naumann (136-8165-6359,naumannsara@mac.com)

Teresa Koh (135-2451-5818, teresak0706@yahoo.com)

殷勤  (138-1803-0755, yinqin@learnsel.com)

此外,本月我们还将推出一个全新的行为计划来帮助学生尽力做到最好。在每月月初,我们都会宣布一个希望学生们达到的行为目标。在这个月里,孩子们会就这个主题在相关课时内进行讨论。待月底时,学生可进行自评和互评,老师们也会给予评分。我们也会与家长分享每月的行为目标以便家长们在家里鼓励孩子做到并给予学校反馈。三月份的行为目标是“平衡与自我管理”。我们希望见到学生每天能穿着得体的校服、准时上学上课、勤奋认真地完成所有被布置的任务。

来自图书馆的信息

亲爱的家长们,

欢迎大家回来!

整个三月份,图书馆无疑是一个非常繁忙的地方。贝克图书俱乐部的书籍已经到货并分发给同学们,“开卷助人”活动正进入高潮,三位儿童文学作家和插画家将来访我校,当然还有我们一年一度的盛会——书籍周!与此同时,我们也将庆祝国际妇女节,并借此机会和大家一起分享历史上杰出女性的相关书籍或以女性为主人公的故事。(http://libguides.ykpaoschool.cn/womensday)

书籍周以及与其相关的所有活动无疑是三月的一大亮点。各位小书虫们为“开卷助人”活动所凑集的善款将于3月16日统一收集。小母牛纪念毛绒公仔也同步在图书馆有售,每只售价为100元人民币。当然,您的善行将通过海惠小母牛帮助更多的贫困家庭。3月9日,我们还将迎来两位来自海惠小母牛四川项目点的孩子,他们将与我们的学生共度一天的学校生活。

同样,作家来访活动也是相当的精彩。Liz Million是一位深受儿童喜爱的英国作家和插画家,她将于3月20日与同学们分享她插画创作中的秘密和那些精彩故事。在书籍周期间,著名台湾儿童文学作家和翻译家余治莹和《少年文艺》执行主编谢倩霓也将来访我校,他们将为学生、老师和家长们带来精彩的讲座。更多详细信息将会在书籍周前与大家分享。

为了使包校成员在不久的将来能够更加便捷地使用和查询包校图书馆资源,从去年开始,图书馆团队和学校IT团队已经开始着手图书馆系统升级更换的工作,目前此项工作已经进入最后一个阶段。为了保证新旧系统转换的顺利进行,我非常抱歉地通知大家,图书馆将于每周四和周五下午3点闭馆。为此给您带来的不便我们深感抱歉,同时也感谢您对我们一直以来的支持与理解。

祝您阅读愉快!

Eleanor Chen

图书馆教师

牙齿普查

江苏路社区卫生服务中心将于3月11、12日对全校学生免费进行牙齿普查。对于牙齿有问题的学生,医院将于一周后发通知给家长(仅限中文版本),届时请家长们注意查收。

来自校医的信息

近期仍是诺如病毒感染性胃肠炎的高发季节,该病毒好发于秋冬季等寒冷季节,具有高度传染性。请您查阅附件中关于“诺如病毒”的相关内容。如果您的孩子有呕吐或者腹泻症状,请立即就医并告知班主任和校医,症状消失3天后方可返校。

诺如病毒

征集寄宿家庭
包玉刚实验学校小学部将在2015年6月29日到7月24日之间举办第八届包玉刚实验学校中国文化暑期活动,来自世界各地的5-11岁的以英语为母语的学生将会来到我们学校小学部学习中文,同时了解中国的文化。其中更有部分学生会选择入住寄宿家庭,与中国的家庭和同龄的朋友们分享不同的文化并结下深厚的友谊。

现征集志愿者寄宿家庭,请有意愿的家庭向拓展项目办公室申请,寄宿时间安排如下:

第一期:2015年6月29日- 7月10日

第二期:2015年7月13日- 7月24日

志愿者寄宿家庭要求-中文为母语的家庭

如果您愿意担任寄宿家庭,或者有任何的问题,请即与我们拓展项目办公室联系:

联络人-李老师,电话-86 21 61671999*1*8110,邮件joanna.li@ykpaoschool.cn

来自音乐组的信息

本学期音乐活动时间安排

  • 所有的课前及课后音乐活动包括EP私教课都将于39日下周一开始上课。
  • 周六音乐项目将于314日周六开课。
  • 除了英文合唱团以及和声小合唱外,所有其他的午间音乐活动都已于本周恢复上课了。请提醒孩子们在上课的那天带上乐器及乐谱。

英文合唱团面试

目前我们已经完成了本学期英文合唱团的面试。我们觉得之前英文合唱团的人数过多了,因此决定将它精简至一个更便于管理的规模。对于这次没能成功通过面试的学生,特别是那些曾经是合唱队成员的学生来说,一定会觉得有些许遗憾。

为了确保绝对的公平、公正,我们为面试拍摄了视频录像,并一起为学生的音准及音色打了分。总分为20分,获得13分以上的孩子则被选拔进入了英文合唱团。

对于本学期没有被选入英文合唱团的学生,我们非常欢迎他们参加周五合唱团。

为表现优异的弦乐学生喝彩

部分包校的大提琴手于2月8日前往北京参加了第六届全国校园艺术特长生的评选活动 。Y3B 班的刘天安同学代表上海地区赢得了全国金奖。

Y2A班的王天博同学赢得了上海地区大提琴一等奖, Y5A 班的张适然同学则获得了大提琴三等奖。

同时,恭喜李睿浦老师荣获优秀园丁奖。

此外,5A 班的刘天佑以及5D班的吴峻豪两位小提琴学生被赠与黄蒙拉小提琴独奏音乐会的门票用以鼓励他们对小提琴的学习所付出的精力及勤奋的精神。门票是由苏文骏先生捐赠的。对于我们来说,把门票赠送给哪些学生是个相当困难的抉择,因为我们有太多优秀刻苦的学生了。

小提琴演奏会

我们诚挚地邀请大家参加著名小提琴家张洋先生在小学礼堂举办的一场小提琴演奏会。演奏会将于3月9日下周一晚上18:30开始,演出时长预计为一小时左右。

大提琴手

中国民乐团仍然需要招募两位大提琴手在下学期加入其团队。中国民乐团的排练时间为每周六上午10:00—11:00。有兴趣参加的同学请尽快联系音乐组的刘老师 。邮件地址为leef.liu@ykpaoschool.cn

木管及铜管乐手

Dominic老师仍然需要招募一些吹奏木管乐器或铜管乐器的乐手加入管乐团。有兴趣参加的学生请尽快到音乐办公室找他报名。

提醒:热爱歌唱的孩子们不可错过的暑期活动!

友情提醒,著名的英国伊顿公学前音乐总监、伊顿公学合唱班创办人拉尔夫·奥伍德先生在今夏将协同他的声乐专家团队来到包校。他们将开设一个合唱课程,此课程面向所有8-15岁热爱歌唱的孩子们。

大家可以登录包校官网,进入“暑期活动”页面,然后点击左侧的“少年合唱班”获取详细信息并且可下载活动宣传手册。大家也可以直接点击下面的链接:

http://www.ykpaoschool.cn/junior-choral-course

我们计划招收60-80名小歌手。该课程不仅仅面向包校的孩子,我们在全上海范围内做了招生宣传,任何符合年龄范围、热爱歌唱且有意参加的孩子都可报名。

来自体育组的信息

包校小学部体育组全体同仁恭祝大家新春快乐!

欢迎回来!

体育组全体成员热烈欢迎大家参与到第二学期的各项体育活动之中!对于这个学期,我们有很多的期许。与此同时,随着学期开始,老师和学生们又重新投身于各项活动、训练和联赛中了。

对校队成员而言,新的学期通常意味着全新的开始。目前,所有校队的成员甄选活动已经再次启动。无论是男生还是女生,只要是想参加任何一支校队的同学都可在团队体育活动时段和午休时段前来参加训练。训练项目和时间与第一学期的学期安排一致。我们欢迎大家踊跃参与!

第二学期新的一年级足球队

我们很高兴地宣布第二支一年级的足球队成立了!这意味着一年级也将有两支球队参加到Sport for Life的周日足球联赛之中了。上学期我们仅有一支一年级球队,鉴于广大学生和家长的强烈要求,我们很乐意再扩建一支队伍。Javier教练和Simone教练将担任一年级球队的训练和管理任务。所有的甄选活动将于本周开始!

Sport for Life 周日足球联赛第二赛季

SFL周日足球联赛第二赛季的比赛日期已经确定,具体安排如下:

4月19日 周日

5月03日 周日(待定)*

5月17日 周日

5月24日 周日

6月14日 周日(颁奖典礼)

*由于处于劳动节假期之中的缘故,是否在当天举行比赛的决定还有待进一步确认。

比赛时间为上午10:00至中午;6月14日为最后一场比赛日,由于还要举行颁奖典礼,活动时间为上午10:00至下午1:00。校车将于比赛当天早上9点从学校出发。在第二学期开始的甄选活动期间,我们将以书面形式通知最终入选球队的学生。

游泳池维修

由于技术问题,本周游泳池暂停开发一周。我们希望3月9日下周一起,游泳池能正常开放。根据天气情况,本周各年级的游泳课时段,学生分别在体育馆或室外进行了活动。烦请家长提醒孩子下周起带好游泳包来上课。对此造成的不便,我们深感抱歉。我们正在全力进行维修。

由上海学校体育协会组织的11岁以下年龄段足球联赛

本周末,我们的11岁以下年龄段足球队的孩子们将在宋庆龄学校参加第二学期的第一场足球赛,让我们祝他们好运!来自上海各校的球队将于本周六齐聚一堂,包校集体也祝愿所有参赛选手取得佳绩!校车将于8:15离开学校。

接下来的各项比赛:

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3月7日,周六:11岁以下年龄段足球比赛在宋庆龄学校举行

3月14日,周六:11岁以下年龄段女子足球比赛在西华国际学校举行

3月19-22日:11岁、13岁和15岁以下年龄段球队前往新加坡参加足球比赛

3月21日,周六:11岁以下年龄段篮球比赛在包校小学部举行

3月28日,周六:田径比赛在宋庆龄学校举行;网球比赛在上海中学国际部举行

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4月11日,周六:11岁以下年龄段足球比赛在宋庆龄学校举行

4月18日,周六:排球比赛在包校中学部举行

4月19日,周日:SFL周日足球联赛第1周

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5月3日,周日:SFL周日足球联赛第2周*

5月9日,周六:11岁以下年龄段足球比赛在西华国际学校举行

越野比赛在包校中学部举行

5月16日,周六:游泳比赛在惠灵顿国际学校举行

11岁以下年龄段羽毛球比赛在上海中学国际部举行

5月17日,周日:SFL周日足球联赛第3周

5月22日,周五:一至三年级体育日活动在包校小学部举行

5月23日,周六:田径比赛在包校中学部举行

乒乓球比赛在上海中学国际部举行

5月24日,周日: SFL周日足球联赛第4周

5月29日,周五:四、五年级体育日活动在包校中学部举行

5月30日,周六:11岁以下年龄段女子足球比赛在协和双语学校虹桥校区举行

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6月6日,周六:击剑比赛在包校小学部举行

6月14日,周日: SFL周日足球联赛第5周

6月18日,周四:包校小学部体育颁奖晚会

 

Newsletter 06 February 2015

各位包校集体成员,

正如我们所预计的那样,放假前的最后一周总是非常忙碌的。本周一,我们启动了“开卷助人”项目,希望更多人能支持这个活动。请一定要鼓励你的孩子(们)在假期读一些新书。读书不仅具有教育意义,还是一种享受,而通过这个活动项目我们还可以帮助那些有需要的人。

本周二,我们招待了来自西藏的合唱队,共同进行了一个美好的集会。他们发自内心的演唱美妙至极。包校学生的演唱也非常动听。本次集会最精彩的部分是两支合唱队的联袂表演。

本次校长来信里我们也将提到,为低年级学生们举办的数学活动也是本周的一大亮点。许多学生和他们的父母一起参与了本次活动,并乐在其中,真是令人欣喜。真诚地感谢您的支持。孩子们的高效、丰富学习经历离不开我们的携手合作。

本周,国际学校测试的进展非常顺利。感谢各位家长确保自己的孩子参加这类学年中的测试。这不仅对我们评估教学模式的效率有着极大的帮助,也是对包校整体水平和每个孩子表现的真实反馈。

您将于今天收到孩子的报告卡。相对于往年的报告卡而言,今年的报告卡篇幅有所下降。随着时间的推移,PowerSchool学生管理系统的家长端口将会开放更多学生信息给你。我们正处于从纸质报告到电子报告的转型期。

最近,我和孩子们愉快地讨论了他们的春节计划。一些学生期待着海外旅行,一些学生则计划回老家拜访亲戚,还有一些学生期待在上海过春节。无论您和您的家人计划在哪里欢度佳节,我谨代表包校全体成员感谢您对包校一如既往地支持和理解,并祝您羊年大吉,阖家团圆,身体健康,万事如意。

新年快乐!

一、二年级数学活动

本周一和周四,一、二年级成功举行了年级数学活动,每个参与的孩子不仅增长了数学本领,更收获了学习数学带来的欢乐。同时,我们也非常感谢这次一同参与活动的家长,特别是家长志愿者,你们的付出让这次的数学活动精彩纷呈。我们希望,这次数学活动不仅为一、二年级第一学期的学习画上一个完美的句点,更为之后的学习揭开一个精彩的序幕。

来自骑行俱乐部的信息

亲爱的RUN A WAY会员们、朋友们:大家好!

根据2015年1月13日通过的《RUN A WAY运作规程(试行)》,1月28日,由第二届理事会和现任工作组成员按照差额选举方式进行了投票,刘云霞、张靖、赵晓辉、堵星宇、胡磊帆共5人当选为第三届RAW理事会理事。

第四届工作组也已由秘书长倪世海组成完毕,现工作组成员包括:倪世海、赵懿雅、陆茹、程蕙葭、朱虹、郭建、邵莲华、岳绍辉、陈铮共9人。

我们衷心感谢卸任的RAW第二届理事会全体理事:杨宏捷(Hunter)、杨立英、叶青(Christina)、刘庆梅、伍红、杨亚洲!衷心感谢卸任的第三届工作组秘书长徐滨和秘书万怡!正是他们无私地为RAW付出时间和心血,才使得RAW不断成长和壮大!真挚地祝福他们和家人,也期待他们一如既往地关心与支持RAW。

在此,我们还要热情欢迎会员们、朋友们积极参与RAW的志愿者工作,共同为RAW的发展壮大努力!大家可以通过邮箱info@run-a-way.net或其它方式与工作组联系。
为提高公众号的服务能力,我们正在对“RUN-A-WAY”公众号进行调整升级,该公众号已经封存停止使用,在新的公众号公布启用之前,所有RAW正式发布的官方信息均由网站、会员信发出,特别重要事项还将通过校长信发出。
2015年RAW的活动计划已经在网站和会员信里公布,请大家了解,具体单次活动详细方案我们会按照惯例公布。

学生请假流程

为引导并确保包校集体成员们对学生请假流程有个清晰的认识,我们将文字描述转换成了流程图,希望它能帮助大家更好地了解请假程序。请查收附件内的学生请假流程图,谢谢。

Student Taking Leave Procedure – External Version

来自图书馆的信息

亲爱的家长,

寒假已经正式开始了!我希望您的孩子都兴高采烈地带回了5本图书馆书籍。在早前的校长来信中,我已经与大家分享了一些假期阅读的小技巧,同时也为大家介绍了假期阅读和有声读物对于孩子阅读发展的重要性。

然而,在21世纪中,科技发展也给我们带来了不同的阅读方式。在此我想提醒所有包校的成员,你们都可以通过我校已付费的在线数据库进行学业相关的信息检索和休闲阅读。这些非常有价值的在线资源都可在以下网页获取网站链接、用户名和密码:http://libguides.ykpaoschool.cn/password

特别提示,此在线数据库页面仅供个人使用,您无法在包校公共网站上的任何网页上找到此链接。请不要与包校以外的人员分享此链接。

最后,我和我的团队祝您羊年吉祥!

Eleanor Chen

图书馆教师

开卷助人

开卷助人活动的启动仪式已于2月2日成功举行。请查看附件获取详细信息。

Newsletter Blurb Read to Feed with CN 2015-02-02

假期健康与安

根据上海市教育委员会沪教委青〔2015〕4号《关于加强寒假前后中小学生安全教育工作的通知》的文件精神,由于冬季是火灾和交通事故的高发期,在假期内,希望家长能配合教育局和学校做好学生假期内的安全教育工作。

消防安全教育

  1. 网上学消防

家长可登录上海消防网(www.fire.sh.cn)或上海教育网(www.shmec.gov.cn),观看烟花爆竹安全宣传动画片、消防知识课堂等视频资料,学习相关消防安全知识。

  1. 查找一次家庭消防安全隐患,并一起探讨消防隐患的意见或建议。

儿童安全过假期作业

家长可以登录http://www.safekidschina.org/或者http://www.safekids.org/网站,查看相关安全知识,引导孩子在假期中和家长一起开展关于家庭环境安全知识的学习和实践。

希望每一位学生家长确实履行监护责任,安排好孩子的假期生活,为孩子营造一个安全的居家生活环境,也请不要让无行为能力的孩子独自居家。

更新校历

由于第二学期校历上的部分活动和活动地点有所变更,请查看随信附上的更新校历。我们也仍会在最近大事件中更新这些信息。

20150123 14-15 Primary School Calendar_External

来自校医室的消息

请查阅随信附上的“寒假致家长信”。

2015Winter Holiday Letter to Parents 2015寒假致学生家长的一封信

来自体育部的信息

祝贺!

祝贺11岁以下年龄段的女子排球队在13岁年龄段以下的排球锦标赛上脱颖而出取得了第二名的好成绩!参加本次锦标赛的五支球队均来自上海,包校参赛选手们表现优异,在同年龄队伍中尤为出色,最后的总冠军是包校中学部的孩子们。正如我们所见,排球这项运动在包校极受欢迎,并且在刘凯老师满怀热情的带领下取得了非常棒的成绩。再次祝贺所有的参赛选手!也感谢家长们的支持!

Sport for Life 周日足球联赛2

SFL周日足球联赛第二季的比赛日期现已确定。具体日期为下:

4月19日 周日

5月3日 周日(待定)

5月17日 周日

5月24日 周日

6月14日 周日(颁奖典礼)

请注意,由于5月3日仍在劳动节假期内,这天是否举行比赛有待进一步确认。

所有比赛日的比赛时间都是从上午10点到中午,由于最后一场比赛后要举行颁奖典礼,因此6月14日的活动时间是从上午10点持续到下午1点。校车将于各比赛日早上9点从学校出发。第二学期开学后的队员选拔期间,我们会陆续以书面形式通知入选球队的学生家长。

接下来的各项比赛:

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3月7日,周六:11岁以下年龄段足球比赛在宋庆龄学校举行

3月14日,周六:11岁以下年龄段女子足球比赛在西华国际学校举行

3月19-22日:11岁、13岁和15岁以下年龄段球队前往新加坡参加足球比赛

3月21日,周六:11岁以下年龄段篮球比赛在包校小学部举行

3月28日,周六:田径比赛在宋庆龄学校举行;网球比赛在上海中学国际部举行

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4月11日,周六:11岁以下年龄段足球比赛在宋庆龄学校举行

4月18日,周六:排球比赛在包校中学部举行

4月19日,周日:SFL周日足球联赛第一周

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5月3日,周日:SFL周日足球联赛第二周**

5月9日,周六:11岁以下年龄段足球比赛在西华国际学校举行

越野比赛在包校中学部举行

5月16日,周六:游泳比赛在惠灵顿国际学校举行

11岁以下年龄段羽毛球比赛在上海中学国际部举行

5月17日,周日:SFL周日足球联赛第三周

5月22日,周五:一至三年级体育日活动在小学部举行

5月23日,周六:田径比赛在包校中学部举行

乒乓球比赛在上海中学国际部举行

5月24日,周日:SFL周日足球联赛第四周

5月29日,周五:四、五年级体育日活动在中学部举行

5月30日,周六:11岁以下年龄段女子足球比赛在协和双语学校虹桥校区举行

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6月6日,周六:击剑比赛在包校小学部举行

6月11日,周四:包校小学部体育颁奖晚会

6月14日,周日:SFL周日足球联赛第五周

Dear YK Pao School Community,

As one expects, the final week before a holiday is always busy. We launched the “Read to Feed” programme on Monday which we hope will be well supported. Do encourage your child(ren) to find a few books to read over the holiday. Not only is it enjoyable and educational, but we will also be helping others less fortunate than ourselves.

On Tuesday, we experienced a wonderful assembly during which we hosted a choir from Tibet. They sang from the heart and with real spirit; it was wonderful. Our students also sang beautifully and the highlight was seeing both choirs unite with one voice.

As mentioned below, the Maths Activities for our young learners was a real highlight this week. It was wonderful to see so many students, along with their Mums and Dads, enjoying the event. Our sincere thanks for your support. When we work together on the things that we value, our children learn so much more effectively.

Our ISA tests went very smoothly this week. Thank you for ensuring your children were in attendance for these mid-year assessments. They really do help us evaluate the effectiveness of our teaching programmes, whilst also giving very helpful feedback on school-wide and individual student performance.

You will have received your child’s school report today. You will see that it is a condensed version of previous ones. As the year progresses, more detailed information will be available via the parent portal on PowerSchool. We are in a transition period during which we will be moving away from paper-based reporting to more computer and digitally based media.

I have had some wonderful discussions with students recently about their Chinese New Year plans. Many are looking forward to travelling to international destinations, many to visit family in China, and others are welcoming the chance to spend time in Shanghai. Wherever you and your families intend to spend this holiday, on behalf of all members of the YK Pao School community, we would like to thank you for your steadfast support and kindness and wish you a very peaceful, productive and healthy Year of the Ram.

Gong Xi Fa Cai

Year 1 and Year 2 Maths Activities

Y1 and Y2 Maths Activities were held successfully on Monday and Thursday.  Every child has gained some skills on solving maths problems as well as the fun of learning maths. Thanks to all parents who participated in the events and a special thanks goes to the volunteer parents who helped to run the activities, it is all everybody’s effort to make this event amazing. We hope these events are not only a perfect ending of their learning for the first semester but also a prelude to the second semester.

Message from the Run-A- Way Club

Dear RUN A WAY Members and Friends,

According to “RUN A WAY Operations Guideline (temporary)” passed 13 Jan 2015, the 3rd RAW Board of Governors consisting of LIU Yunxia, ZHANG Jin, ZHAO Xiaohui, DU Xingyu, and HU Leifan was voted by the 2nd BoG and present working group members in a margin election method on 28 Jan 2015.

The 4th working team consisting of NI Shihai, ZHAO Yiya, LU Ru, CHENG Huixia, ZHU Hong, GUO Jian, SHAO Lianhua, YUE Shaohui, and CHEN Zheng, has been formed by Chief Secretary, Mr NI Shihai.

We sincerely thank all members of the 2nd BoG – Hunter YANG, YANG Liying, Christina YE, LIU Qingmei, WU Hong, and YANG Yazhou, and the 3rd working group Chief Secretary XU Bin, and Secretary WAN Yi. Because of their selfless contribution of time and efforts to RAW, we see continuous growth of RAW. Best regards to them and look forward to their ongoing attention and support to RAW.

We also warmly welcome members and friends to actively participate in RAW’s volunteer works, and jointly help grow RAW. You can contact working group via email info@run-a-way.net or other methods.

To improve services provided by public wechat site, we are upgrading “RUN-A-WAY” public wechat site now, so it’s currently closed and suspended. Before the new public wechat site is ready, all RAW official message will be published via website and letter to members. Especially important matters will be also announced via letters from school master.

Please note that 2015 RAW activity plan is published on the website and via letter to members. Details of each activity will be published as usual.

Procedure of Students Asking for Leave

To guide and ensure the whole community members have a crystal-clear understanding of the process of students asking for leave, we’ve converted the description of leave into a chart which will help everybody understand the procedure better. Please find the attached procedure chart for your reference.

Student Taking Leave Procedure – External Version

Message from the Library

Dear Parents

Winter Holiday has officially started! I hope all your little ones are clutching their 5 Library books with a big smile at the moment. In the previous Newsletters, I listed several tips on how to “sneak” reading during holiday, and advantages of both holiday reading and the use of audio books.

However, in the 21st century, technology has given “Reading” a new definition. Please be reminded that all YK Pao community enjoys the privilege of using various online databases for both academic research and leisure reading. They are valuable resources only a click away: http://libguides.ykpaoschool.cn/password

Please keep in mind that this is a PRIVATE site that won’t be listed on any public webpage of YK Pao, and your effort to keep it within YK Pao community is much appreciated.

Lastly, my team and I wish you a very Happy Year of Goat!

Eleanor Chen

Teacher Librarian

Reed to Feed

The Read to Feed launching ceremony was successfully held on February 2nd. Please see the attached letter for more details.

Newsletter Blurb Read to Feed with CN 2015-02-02

Health and Safety during Holidays

According to the document -“Notice on Strengthening safety education to Primary and Secondary students before and after the winter vacation”(No.4, 2015)-published by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, we hope you can assist the education bureau and the school with students safety education during the winter holiday as winter is fire and traffic accident peak season.

Fire Safety Education

  1. Learning fire-fighting knowledge on the Internet

Parents can login on the Shanghai Fire-fighting Network (www.fire.sh.cn) or Shanghai Education Network (www.shmec.gov.cn) to watch videos, such as informational cartoons about fireworks safety or fire-fighting knowledge course, and acquire related fire-fighting safety knowledge.

  1. Looking for potential fire risks at home and discuss opinions and advice together with your child

Homework about A Safe Holiday for Children

Parents can login on http://www.safekidschina.org/ or http://www.safekids.org/ to attain relevant safety knowledge. Therefore you can guide your child to acquire knowledge about home environment safety and take it into practice.

We hope that every parent will fulfill the duty of guardianship and will arrange the holiday life of their children, that parents will create a safe living environment for their child and not leave  children home alone.

Message from the School Nurse

Please check the attached notice to parents for the Winter Holiday.

2015Winter Holiday Letter to Parents 2015寒假致学生家长的一封信

Updated Calendar

As some events and venues of the events in the second semester have been slightly adjusted, we have attached the most updated school calendar for you. We will put the changes in the Up-Coming Events as well when it’s close to the dates.

20150123 14-15 Primary School Calendar_External

Message from PE Department

Congratulations!

Well done to our U11 Girl’s Volleyball Team who played their first tournament in the SSSA U13 age category and came in 2nd place! The overall winners were our U13 girl’s team from YKPS Songjiang campus. There were 5 teams entered, from all over Shanghai, and our girls played some amazing volleyball for their age. We are seeing huge popularity for Volleyball at YKPS and driven by Mr. Luke’s passion for the sport we are starting to see some fantastic results. Well done to all the girls! Thank you to the parents for all your support.

Sport for Life Sunday Football Season 2

The dates for Season 2 for the SFL Sunday Football Tournaments have been released. They are:

Sunday 19th April

Sunday 3rd May *TBC *

Sunday 17th May

Sunday 24th May

Sunday 14th June (Awards Ceremony)

*please note this date falls on the May Holiday week. To be confirmed (TBC) if we will send teams on this date.

All dates are 10am – Midday, except the last date, June 14th which is 10am-1pm due to the awards ceremony. Buses will leave school at 9am on the dates above. Letters will be given out to confirm student’s participation early in Semester two during the team trials.

Upcoming Sports Events:

March

Sat 7th – U11 Football at SCL

Sat 14th – U11 Girls Football at WISS

Thu 19th – 22nd – U11, U13, U15 Football Tour to Singapore

Sat 21st – U11 Basketball at YKPS Primary

Sat 28th – Track and Field at Soong Ching Ling and Tennis at SHS (ID)

April

Sat 11th – U11 Football at Soong Ching Ling

Sat 18th – U11 Volleyball at YKPS Secondary

Sun 19th – SFL Sunday Football League Week 1

May

Sun 3rd – SFL Sunday Football League Week 2 **

Sat 9th – U11 Football at WISS and Cross Country Running at YKPS Secondary

Sat 16th – Swimming at Wellington College and U11 Badminton at SHSID

Sun 17th – SFL Sunday Football League Week 3

Fri 22nd – Year 1-3 Sports Day at YKPS Primary

Sat 23rd – Track and Field at YKPS Secondary and Table Tennis at SHSID

Sun 24th – SFL Sunday Football League Week 4

Fri 29th – Year 4&5 Sports Day at YKPS Secondary Campus

Sat 30th – U11 Girls football at SUIS Hongqiao

June

Sat 6th – Fencing at YKPS Primary

Thurs 11th – YKPS Primary Sports Awards Evening

Sun 14th – SFL Sunday Football League Week 5

Newsletter 30 January 2015

各位包校集体成员,

很高兴能在伦敦参加完招聘会并访问好几所当地学校后重返上海。我一回来就感受到了孩子们的热情与自信,而包校员工们这一阶段的工作也都非常努力。

由于安排了国际学校测试,寒假前的最后一周也将非常繁忙。国际学校测试主要针对英语语言和数学能力,为保证客观性,这些测试卷也将被送回相关机构进行批阅,测试结果也让我们有了与国际学校相比较的参照。请尽量确保您的孩子这几天不要缺勤,因为这样的外部测试是不会再进行补考的。如同其他标准测试一样,只有所有学生在同等条件下进行测试,测评结果才具有公平有效性。

对于前往松江校区参加足球和排球比赛的五年级学生们来说,本周也是忙碌的一周,但孩子们也非常享受这次体验。女子排球队将于本周末参加一场大型锦标赛,让我们祝她们好运。

下周,很多教学员工将前往松江进行课程设计工作,这项工作非常重要且意义非凡。通过这项工作,可以确保中小学的课程过度更具连贯性和延续性,使一至十二年级的课程衔接更为紧密。

今天,10位来自中小学部的老师出发去新加坡参加在当地举行的培训活动。本次培训的重点是双语学校内第一/第二语言的习得过程,由该领域公认的专家Virginia Rojas主讲。是家长们对年度基金活动的大力支持让老师们得以有机会参加此类的培训,我们也相信,通过学习和分享,老师们的教学质量也将得到直接的提升。我们期待下周听一听他们反馈。

祝各位周末愉快!

亲子育儿班

为了与包校集体分享我们的学习经验,品格教育团队一直在为包校家长寻觅积极合适的亲自育儿课程,希望也能让我们的家长获益。在此,我们想要向各位家长介绍一个非常实用的课程。“通过爱与逻辑教育孩子”是由爱与逻辑培训机构开设的一个6节课的育儿课程,旨在帮助父母在抚养子女碰到困难时找到合理的解答及合适的应对措施。此外,该课程还着重强调了包校提倡培养的两项品格特质即责任与尊重。课程所介绍的育儿技巧简单又有效,无论是对牙牙学语的孩童还是青少年都将会有不小的帮助。

该课程将于2015年3月10日-4月7日举行。上课地点设在包校小学部西楼的会议室,而上课时间则为每周二的16:00-18:00,每节课2小时。

上海关怀心理咨询中心的专业家庭咨询师黄晓楠女士将担任此次课程的讲师。比较遗憾的是,本次课程所用资料和练习册只有英语版,期望在以后的培训中能使用到翻译成中文的资料和练习册。不过,黄女士可用双语作答。每位成员都可在课程开始前领取一本练习册,完成课程后也将获得一张证书。

我们为将来有兴趣教授该课程的包校员工预留了一些名额,目前,第一次课程还有15个上课名额。

本次课程的费用为人民币1200元,其中包括6节2小时的课程、一本练习册和一张证书。报名遵循以先到先得的原则,其他后报名的人员将依序列入等候名单,如有人取消报名即可获取参加培训的机会。我们认为这是一个非常有意义的课程,我们也希望之后可以提供更多的培训机会。

如果您对此课程有兴趣,请联系上海关怀心理咨询中心的陈韦驰老师注册报名。联系电话:021-6270825260391880。上海关怀心理咨询中心将负责登记报名并收取课程费用。待上海关怀心理咨询中心确认收到报名款项后即注册成功。您也可以联系Shane Vey老师(shane.vey@ykpaoschool.cn)或Diana Zuo老师(diana.zuo@ykpaoschool.cn)了解更多有关课程的信息。附件里是课程大纲,供您参阅。

Course Outline

遗失物品

第一学期即将结束,我们保管的遗失物品也已堆积如山。学期最后一周即2月2-6日,我们会将所有遗失物品放置在保安室外,请家长前来认领。2月6日后仍无人认领的物品将被处理,衣物将被清洗并待环保集市的时候作为二手衣物销售

来自学生处的信息

2014-2015 学年学生大使活动

感谢五年级的学生积极参与学生大使活动。五年级的学生大使们总体表现的很棒,我们为他们感到骄傲。

他们在两次的周末校长见面会上,向家长介绍和展示自己生活和学习的地方。他们表现自信得体,积极展现了包校学生的风采。

在12月13日的校长见面会上 ,学生大使总共接待了超过250位家长。在1月24日的校长见面会上,学生大使总共接待了超过400位家长。他们正面积极的态度,热情开朗的个性和出色的中英文语言表达能力,得到了未来家长的好评。

再次感谢所有参与学生大使项目的老师和学生们,期待来年再见。

本次大使名单如下:

Class 班级 Chinese Name中文名 English Name英文名
Y5A 周天蕙 Helena
Y5B 颜涵熙 Hannah
Y5B 巫林奇 Richie
Y5C 陈楚自达 Matthew
Y5C 黄天祥 Matthew
Y5C 刘子煜 Zoe
Y5C 赵哲恺 Benjamin
Y5C 华思岑 Anita
Y5D 黄宇祥 Marshall
Y5D 陈严 William
Y5D 施昊云 Vivian
Y5D 缪和均 Maggie
Y5D 汪悠扬 Cherry
Y5D 严斯东 Stone

一二年级数学活动

2月2日(下周一)和2月5日(下周四),一、二年级将分别举行有趣的年级数学活动,我们诚邀所有一、二年级的学生家长前来参加。这将是一次精彩纷呈的亲子活动!我们希望通过此次活动,家长们能够更深入地了解孩子们在数学学科上的学习和收获。同时,我们也希望进一步提高孩子们学习数学的热情,享受学习数学的乐趣。期待各位家长的到来。

CAL学生出游

1月26日,包校PCL和CAL的学生们开展了中文烘焙坊活动。国际学生对烘焙不陌生,但是在全中文环境下,还是头一次。老师们设计了玩和学习两不误的方法,通过和烘焙坊老师事先的设计和联络,成功地完成了此次外出活动。在整个制作饼干和蛋糕过程中,老师全程用中文讲解,学生用中文提问,趁着饼干和蛋糕在烘焙的时候,孩子们需要就作业纸上的配料和制作过程提出质疑,向老师用中文提问确认答案。在练习中文的基础上,孩子们又重新在头脑中整理了一遍制作过程。最后大家分享了劳动成果,自己做的饼干和蛋糕味道也特别香了起来……

报告卡翻译

鉴于学校的人力有限且学期末为学校最繁忙的阶段之一,学校目前仅提供翻译当前学期的报告卡评语,如果您需要翻译本学期的报告卡评语,请于2月2日至6月6日之间通过邮件或电话的方式向执行校长办公室的Angela Hua老师提交翻译申请,2月6日为截止日期,之后提交的翻译申请将不被受理,敬请原谅。

邮件地址: angela.hua@ykpaoschool.cn         电话: 61671999-8205

来自后勤部门的信息

后勤部门计划于三月中下旬召开一次信息分享会,我们会对大家较为感兴趣的校服、水质、食用油等问题进行沟通,这些信息我们也已在本学期最后一次家校协力会会议上分享过。尽管信息会议是在寒假之后进行,但学校后勤部门的协调工作从未停歇过。我们很高兴地向大家宣布,从下周起怡乐食将使用非转基因油。

拓展课汇演

上周五下午我们在学校礼堂举行了本学期拓展课汇演。参加演出的学生近一百位,来自九十多个家庭的家长观看了表演。演出非常精彩,我们真的为孩子们的努力和进步感到骄傲。与此同时我们也要感谢各位家长对包校拓展课的大力支持。以下是汇演照片的链接,请查阅:www.ykpaoschool.cn/download/EP_Show_Primary.rar

眼保健操

根据上海市疾控中心的要求,学生在校每天要做眼操,这也是对学生视力的保健。长期不能做眼操的学生需要提交医生开具的证明说明不能做的理由。

来自校医的消息

若您的孩子近期有发烧、流涕、咳嗽、头痛、肌肉酸痛等症状,请让他留在家里观察,或及时就诊,并发邮件告知班主任和校医。站在确保孩子健康的立场上,我们希望如果您的孩子生病了,请让他/她在家里休息。

在孩子生病的情况下,如果您坚持将孩子送来学校上课无异也增加了其他孩子被传染而患病的几率,对那些孩子来说也是不公平的。

信息说明会

包玉刚实验学校将于2月初在美国旧金山和加拿大温哥华为未来家长分别组织一场信息说明会。这个说明会将介绍包玉刚实验学校寄宿制中学部,小学部的中国文化暑期活动,中学部寄宿制中国文化暑期活动,以及全人教育暑期活动。这给那些孩子年龄在5至15岁的家长提供了一次很特别的机会,因为他们正考虑把他们孩子送去中国真实体验并了解中国领先的双语学校之一的包玉刚实验学校。敬请有兴趣的家长参加!

以下是说明会的详情:

主题:     介绍包玉刚实验学校中学部以及暑期活动

主讲人:   包玉刚实验学校国际联络办公室主管贾璐霞女士

时间:     2015年2月2日(周一)上午8点—10点

地点:     Chinese American International School (150 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States)

线上注册链接:http://ykpsinfosessioncais.eventbrite.hk,想要参加的家长请登记您的姓名。

主题:     介绍包玉刚实验学校暑期活动

主讲人:   包玉刚实验学校国际联络办公室主管贾璐霞女士

时间:     2015年2月3日(周二)晚上7点—8点

地点:     DP Building, Stratford Hall School

线上注册链接:http://ykpsinfosessioncais.eventbrite.hk,想要参加的家长请登记您的姓名。

来自体育部的信息

上海学校体育协会组织的11岁以下年龄段排球比赛

原定于1月31日在包校小学部举行的11岁以下年龄段排球锦标赛因参赛球队太少而取消了。但当天,我们的小球员们将会随队前往松江中学部参加13岁年龄段以下的排球锦标赛。祝孩子们在与高年级组球队竞技时赛出风采!

中小学部足球、排球跨校区比赛

11岁年龄段以下排球队和足球队于本周前往松江和13岁年龄段以下的球队进行了比赛,我们也很高兴地告诉大家,这次的出行非常成功。排球小将们的团队配合非常不错,在和高年级球队的3场比赛中取得了1场胜利。而足球队的孩子们则以12:2的绝对优势战胜了高年级的球员。祝贺所有参加此次比赛的孩子们,这次出行也给孩子们体验一下中学部的体育生活提供了很好的机会。我们希望本次活动也为更多的中小学体育跨校合作项目拉开帷幕。

接下来的各项比赛:

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1月31日,周六:排球比赛在包校小学部举行 – 取消 (现改为在包校中学部进行比赛)

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3月7日,周六:11岁以下年龄段足球比赛在宋庆龄学校举行

3月14日,周六:11岁以下年龄段女子足球比赛在西华国际学校举行

3月19-22日:11岁、13岁和15岁以下年龄段球队前往新加坡参加足球比赛

3月21日,周六:11岁以下年龄段篮球比赛在包校小学部举行

3月28日,周六:田径比赛在宋庆龄学校举行;网球比赛在上海中学国际部举行

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4月11日,周六:11岁以下年龄段足球比赛在宋庆龄学校举行

4月18日,周六:排球比赛在包校中学部举行

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5月9日,周六:11岁以下年龄段足球比赛在西华国际学校举行

越野比赛在包校中学部举行

5月16日,周六:游泳比赛在惠灵顿国际学校举行

11岁以下年龄段羽毛球比赛在上海中学国际部举行

5月23日,周六:田径比赛在包校中学部举行

乒乓球比赛在上海中学国际部举行

5月30日,周六:11岁以下年龄段女子足球比赛在协和双语学校虹桥校区举行

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6月6日,周六:击剑比赛在包校小学部举行

Dear YK Pao School Community,

It is a pleasure being back in Shanghai after some time recruiting and visiting schools in London. It was so clear, on my return, that our students are so welcoming and confident, and our staff so committed to their progress and wellbeing.

The last week before the Chinese New Year break will be busy with the administration of our International School Assessments in English and Mathematics.  These written papers will be sent away for marking to ensure objectivity and the results will enable us to benchmark ourselves against other schools internationally. Do please try to make sure that your child is in school because we are unable to administer these assessments outside the prescribed dates. Like any standardized test, results are only valid if all students experience the same conditions.

It has been a busy week for our young sports teams with visits to Songjiang by our Year 5 students to play football and volleyball. The students enjoyed it tremendously. The girls volleyball team will be playing in a big tournament this weekend, and we wish them well.

Next week, many of our teaching staff will travel across to Songjiang in order to undertake valuable and important curriculum development work. This will enable us to ensure that there is better progression and continuity in the transition between the Primary and Secondary Divisions, and to ensure that we have a learning continuum from Year 1 to Year 12.

Today, 10 teachers from Changning and Songjiang left for a Professional Development opportunity in Singapore. The area of focus is first and second language acquisition within bi-lingual schools and the course is being facilitated by Virginia Rojas, a recognized leader in this field. This opportunity has been possible because of the generous support of our Annual Fund, and will, we are sure, have a direct influence on the quality of teaching and learning. We look forward to hearing from the attendees on their return next Monday.

Have a nice weekend!

Parenting Classes

In order to share our learning experience with our whole community, the Character Education Team has been looking into positive parenting classes that we could facilitate for YK Pao School parents. We have discovered a practical course that we would like to present. Parenting the Love and Logic Way™ is a six session parenting course, developed by the Love and Logic Institute. It is designed to help you find specific answers and actions for some of those difficult moments in child rearing.  Moreover, this course emphasizes responsibility and respect, two key components of YKPS character strengths. These simple techniques are effective with all children from toddlers to teens.

The course will run from 10th March to 7th April 2015. It will be 2 hours per week at YK Pao School in the West Building conference room.  The time for the course will be Tuesdays from 4:00pm to 6:00pm.

Professional family counsellor, Julia Huang who works with Shanghai Care Corner, will teach the course. Unfortunately, the materials and workbooks are currently only in English and we hope to have them translated into Mandarin for later courses. Julia, however, will be able to answer questions in both English and Mandarin. Each participant will be given a workbook at the beginning of the sessions, and a certificate upon completion.

There will be 15 available spots for this first session, as we have allocated a few spots for YK Pao staff that are interested in teaching the course in the future.

The course fee is 1200 RMB per participant, which includes the 6 two-hour sessions, a workbook and certificate. Registration will be on a first come first serve basis, and all others will be placed on a waiting list for any cancellations. As we believe this is a very beneficial course, we hope to offer more sessions later this year.

If you are interested in the course please contact Mary Chen at Shanghai Care Corner to register.

Tel: 021-6270825260391880 Shanghai Care Corner will be taking names as well as collecting payment. Registration is confirmed once payment has been received by Shanghai Care Corner. If you would like more information about the class please feel free to contact Shane Vey or Diana Zuo at shane.vey@ykpaoschool.cn or diana.zuo@ykpaoschool.cn. Please check the attached course outline for reference.

Course Outline

Lost Property

The end of Semester One is rapidly approaching and we have a mountain of lost items in the lost property box. We will be displaying these items outside the guards’ office every day on the last week of semester, 2nd – 6th February. Please make every effort to go through the lost property and retrieve your child’s clothing. Any items not claimed by 6th February will be either disposed of or washed and offered for sale during second-hand bazaar.

Message from the Student Affairs Office

2014-2015 School Year Y5 Students Ambassador

Thanks to the Y5 students who participated in the activities of student ambassador actively. Those student ambassadors did a fantastic job in general, and we are so proud of them.

In the information sessions over the two weekends, they introduced and showed their own place where they live and study to the prospective parents. They were very confident and displayed the YK Pao spirit positively.

At the December 13th meeting with principals, student ambassadors received a total of more than 250 parents. The student ambassadors received a total of more than 250 parents in the session on December 13th and other over 400 parents on January 24th. Their positive attitude, warm and cheerful personality and excellent language ability impressed our potential future parents.

Thanks for all teachers and the students who involved in the student ambassador program again, we are looking forward to see you next year.

Class 班级 Chinese Name中文名 English Name英文名
Y5A 周天蕙 Helena
Y5B 颜涵熙 Hannah
Y5B 巫林奇 Richie
Y5C 陈楚自达 Matthew
Y5C 黄天祥 Matthew
Y5C 刘子煜 Zoe
Y5C 赵哲恺 Benjamin
Y5C 华思岑 Anita
Y5D 黄宇祥 Marshall
Y5D 陈严 William
Y5D 施昊云 Vivian
Y5D 缪和均 Maggie
Y5D 汪悠扬 Cherry
Y5D 严斯东 Stone

Y1 and Y2 Maths Activities

The Y1 and 2 Maths Activates will be held on Feb 2nd (Y1) and 5th (Y2). We would like to invite all Y1 and 2 parents to join the activities together with their child. It will be a great parent-children gathering and we hope the parents can get to know their child’s achievements on Maths learning better through this event. Meanwhile, we want our students enjoy the learning process and increase their passion on Maths learning as well. We look forward to seeing as many parents as we can.

CAL Getaway

On January 26th, Pao School’s CAL students took part in a Chinese bakery workshop. It may not be the first time our international students have baked cakes and cookies, but it would be their first time doing so in an all-Chinese environment. The activity was set up in a play-and-learn format and was designed in conjunction with our baking instructor. During the baking process, teachers gave instructions and students asked questions in Chinese, and while their desserts baked in the ovens, students wrote down any questions they had regarding the ingredients and the process, and posed them to teachers in Chinese. This was an excellent opportunity for students to not only practice Chinese, but also understand the baking process. Of course, the best part was the end, when everyone had the chance to share their creations. Who knew learning could be so yummy?

School Report Translation

As we have limited manpower, and end of semester is one of the busiest periods of the school, at present we can only help to provide the translation of the current semester’s School Report. If you need to translate this semester’s School Report, please submit your translation request to Angela Hua in the Executive Principal’s Office from 2nd to 6th February by email or phone. 2nd February is the deadline, any request after the deadline will not be accepted.

Email: angela.hua@ykpaoschool.cn     Tel: 61671999-8205

Message from the General Services Department

We will organise an information meeting in late March to communicate with parents regarding the rustles of the Eurest Survey including the action plan, the results of the environment testing and uniform improvement progress which has been shared in our last PTA meeting. Though the information meeting is set up after the winter holiday, however, our work is never stopped. We are happy to report that Eurest is going to use non-gmo oil starting from next week.

EP Show Case

The EP Show was successfully held in an auditorium last Friday. There were about 100 students participating in the performance and more than 90 families watching the show. The performance was fantastic! We are so proud of our students’ hard work and the progress they’ve made through the process. A big thanks to all the parents for supporting the Enrichment Programme. Here is the link of EP show photos to share:www.ykpaoschool.cn/download/EP_Show_Primary.rar

Eye Exercises

According to the requirement from shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control & Prevention ,  Students should do eyes exercise every day at school, which is also protection to students’ eye health, The students who cannot do the eye exercise for long term must bring a note from a doctor explaining clearly why the child cannot attend it.

Message from the School Nurse

If your child develops a fever, cough, runny nose, headache or muscle soreness, please let him/ her stay at home for a good rest or take them to see the doctor. We also expect you to informour school nurses and homeroom teacher via email, if your child is sick or has a medical problem.

It is in your child’s interests to stay at home and recover if (s)he is unwell. It is not fair on the other students that a sick child is sent to school, potentially infecting other students.

Information Sessions

YK Pao School will be organizing two Information Sessions for prospective parents in San Francisco of the United States of America and Vancouver of Canada respectively in early February. The information session will be introducing YKPS Secondary Boarding School, Junior Chinese Summer Camp, Residential Chinese Summer Camp and Activities camp. This is a special opportunity for parents of kids 5-15 years old who are thinking of sending their kids to China for a true immersion experience to learn about YK Pao School, one of China’s leading bi-lingual schools. Welcome to invite interested parents to join!

Details of the event are as follows:

Topic:             Introduction to YK Pao School Secondary School and Summer Camps

Presenter:        Ms Lucia Jaccaci, Head of International Office, YK Pao School

Time:               8:00 – 10:00 am, Monday 2nd February 2015

Venue:            Chinese American International School (150 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States)

Please register your attendance.
The online registration link is: http://ykpsinfosessioncais.eventbrite.hk

Topic:             Introduction to YK Pao School Summer Camps

Presenter:        Ms Lucia Jaccaci, Head of International Office, YK Pao School

Time:               7:00 – 8:00 pm, Tuesday, 3rd February 2015

Venue:             DP Building, Stratford Hall School

Please register your attendance.
The online registration link is: http://ykpsinfosessioncais.eventbrite.hk

Message from PE Department

SSSA U11 Volleyball

The U11 Tournament scheduled for Jan 31st at YKPS Primary has been cancelled due to lack of team entries from other schools. Instead our U11 Volleyball Team will travel to YKPS Secondary in Songjiang to compete in the U13 SSSA tournament. Good luck to our team in the older age group!

Football and Volleyball Cross-Campus Match

We are very happy to report a successful trip for our U11 Volleyball and Football Teams to our Songjiang campus to play our U13 teams. The U11 Volleyball team played some great team volleyball and won 1 of their 3 matches versus the YKPS U13 team. The U11 football team won convincingly 12-2 against the U13 team. Well done to those who took part, it was a great experience for the younger students to see what sporting life is like at our Secondary school. We hope this is the start of many cross-campus sporting collaborations between Primary and Secondary.

Upcoming Sports Events:

January 2015

Sat 31st – U11 Volleyball at YKPS Primary – cancelled (now changed to YKPS Secondary)

March

Sat 7th – U11 Football at SCL

Sat 14th – U11 Girls Football at WISS

Thu 19th – 22nd – U11, U13, U15 Football Tour to Singapore

Sat 21st – U11 Basketball at YKPS Primary

Sat 28th – Track and Field at Soong Ching Ling and Tennis at SHS (ID)

April

Sat 11th – U11 Football at Soong Ching Ling

Sat 18th – U11 Volleyball at YKPS Secondary

May

Sat 9th – U11 Football at WISS and Cross Country Running at YKPS Secondary

Sat 16th – Swimming at Wellington College and U11 Badminton at SHSID

Sat 23rd – Track and Field at YKPS Secondary and Table Tennis at SHSID

Sat 30th – U11 Girls football at SUIS Hongqiao

June

Sat 6th – Fencing at YKPS Primary