In English, class 7 are really enjoying their unit on Film Narrative! It’s great because we have been able to watch the superb film ‘How to train your dragon’ and have analysed lots of clips from the film to learn about different techniques used in creating films such as how camera angles, symbolism, music etc can all add […]Read more "How to train your dragon drama work"
Well done to Dona, Grace and Joe who wrote superb character profiles for Hiccup, Toothless and Astrid from the How to train your dragon film. All 3 worked really hard to include adventurous vocabulary, similes and metaphors and adverbial sentence starters. I think you will agree that we learn a lot about the characters from […]Read more "Excellent writing in class 7"
Class 7 have been immersed all week in finding out about the fascinating culture of Ghana in West Africa. The week consisted of researching Adinkra symbols and how the special Adinkra cloth is made. We then designed our own symbols, made them into stamps and designed our own original and creative patterns. The theme was […]Read more "Creating Adinkra style cloth during International Art Week"
During our International Art Week we will be using a traditional African tale Mufaro’s beautiful daughters’ to explore the theme of conflict resolution. All of our Art, English, Dance, CPSHE and ICT this week is all inspired by this amazing continent. As your homework task, please use the following link to go to ‘Padlet’ and […]Read more "Year 5 International Art Week"
Year 5 were given a real treat today when Hrothgar the viking turned up at our school and set up camp! He began by a scary raid on our classrooms before taking us outside to show us his weapons. The teachers enjoyed having the opportunity to chose the ‘victims’ so that he could demonstrate how […]Read more "Viking day with Hrothgar!"
Congratulations to all of year 5 for achieving their mission of getting Astro Charlie to the moon during our space topic! We’ve had lots of fun adventures on the way! Year 5 worked incredibly hard to design and make their moon buggies. There was disappointment for some due to some unforeseen technical difficulties, but nevertheless, […]Read more "Moon buggy race"