4th November 2019
This week we delved into our new topic 'We are Performers' where we will be looking at music and its various components. The children have been listening to music from WW2 such as In the Mood by Glenn Miller and discussing why music like this was so popular in these times. Also, we have started learning songs for our very exciting Christmas performance. Some children are learning how to play the ukulele in preparation for this - they are sounding superb already!
In English this week, we listened to a piece of music from the short film 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice' from Fantasia and tried to predict the plot from that music alone. The children were interested to compare their predictions to the actual film clip! We then compared two versions of the story, identifying similarities and differences between them.
28th October 2019
We hope you all have had a fun-filled half term! In English this week, the children have been writing setting descriptions of a book called 'Way Home' that we looked at in a Lets Think lesson. We have been using dictionaries and thesauruses to find synonyms and making sure we use lots of ISPACE openers! In Maths, the year 6s have been focusing on factors, multiples and prime numbers. Year 5 have been practising their column addition and subtraction.In Science, we have been learning all about light! The children have found out how light helps us to see and planned their own childrens TV programme to demonstrate what they have learnt. It was brilliant to watch!
14th October 2019
The first half term has flown by! On Monday we had Bible Morning where our class looked at the parable The Good Samaritan. We role played each scene and then created some mix media artwork surrounding it. On Tuesday, the year 6 children partook in some adventurous activities at the Eden Project. We have some excellent photos and hope they children took home some brilliant memories!
Our High Tea Party took place on Wednesday afternoon, where the children got the chance to tell their parents all about what we had learnt this half term. We ended the afternoon with a lovely performance from all of year 5 and 6 and ate some yummy treats! Thank you to all of the parents who came to the tea party, it makes all the difference to the children on days like these.
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