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I hope you had a fantastic summer  and I can't wait to meet you all very soon.

We are going to have an amazing school year, filled with new games, songs and plenty of fun!

Mrs. Hensman

Ivrit topics in Spring 2016

In Spring 2016, the classes will be studying the following topics in their Ivrit (Modern Hebrew) lessons:

Year 1: Continuing the alef-bet, with vowels; Greetings and basic words

Year 2: My family

Year 3: Birthdays

Year 4: Food and drink; school subjects

Year 5: In the classroom

Year 6: Going on a picnic; weather

Year 6 are visiting the Greengrocer

At the Greengrocer


We have been learning about food last term, and our follow up topic is:

At the greengrocer.

The children have been introduced to the old israeli currency (Lirot) and the modern Israeli currency the shekel and in today's lesson children used a calculator and mental arithmetic activities related to currency in Ivrit.

Here is some of the vocabulary that we have learnt so far:  

         Lira(former Israeli currency) - לִירה                          


shekel    The new Shekel  - שֶׁקֶל חָדָשׁ


The children enjoyed learning to count in hundreds and practising  to write "big numbers " in Ivrit.

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Year 3 - My family

Our topic is "our family" (Hamishpacha Sheli") in Ivrit lesson.


We use different ways to implement new vocuabulary, and the children  particulay enjoy playing interactive games on the board based on our topic.


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Below are few of the words we learnt:

אַבָּא -(ába), אִמָּא - (ímma),סַבְתָּא(sávta),  

סַבָּא -(sába),אָח -(ákh),אָחוֹת -(akhót). 

Why not ask your child to translate the words for you!


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Shalom from year 1

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This year your child will acquire an exciting new skill - reading and speaking modern Hebrew (Ivrit). There are a number of ways you can participate in your child's Hebrew learning, even if you don't know Hebrew yourself.

Try to express your interest, praise your child's achievements, and motivate your child to learn, and perhaps each week ask him/her to share a few new letters or words they have learnt...

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  In class the children enjoy learning the ALEPH BEIT letters in a variety of activities, like our popular "aleph beit" song, Yoga Aleph beit games.

In today's lesson the children explored making letters out of different materials like play-dough, paint and sticky foam squares.

Here are some photos for you to enjoy.

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SwimInspire with Birmingham Uni

Year 4 and Year 5 were joined for the afternoon by members of the University of Birmingham's elite swim squad. They taught us about swimming and also gave us more idea of what life at university is like. Check out the pictures of a very fun and interesting afternoon!

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