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Music

 

In Year 5, some of the children have been creating salsa inspired music using the percussion instruments we have. The children created some really exciting and unique compositions, even though they all had the same brief. Some children even included some actions!

CC homework showcase

 

The first delivery of CC homework arrived in school with great excitement on Monday 19th October. The children were so proud of their work, so we spent a lesson conducting a "tour" of our classrooms to appreciate everyone's work. The variety and creativity of work was fantastic to see. Well done, year 5!  

Year 5 Explorer's Day

 

Year 5 spent Friday 16th October being explorers! They completed a variety of tasks and challenges, from team building to calculating the costs of an expedition. 

 

They completed research about the places they had chosen to dress for, and learnt about new places and the people living there, as well as writing advertisements ready to recruit fellow adventurers! A great day was had by all, with an added appreciation for the wider world and its opportunities. 

 

Well Done CC Homework for 19th October Returned Already!

In Year 5 we have been tasting some of the foods that the Maya would have eaten. We considered the vocabulary we would use to describe the taste, texture, smell and appearance of the foods that we would try. 

 

There were mixed responses to the avocado. The sweetcorn and tortillas were well received. Cocoa nibs were the biggest surprise. Despite an enticing aroma of chocolate, they left quite a bitter taste in our mouths. 

Food Tasting in Year 5

Today, year 5 have been sorting information from a text into paragraphs and headings. This will help them with their own writing next week about Orang-Utans. They worked together to justify their decisions and collaborate with their partners. 
This week, Year 5 have been using and mixing watercolours to create their own colour wheel in the art block.

Some of year 5 have been investigating the Maya calendar, a complex system of rings signifying days, months and seasons. They have created their own calendar to show the importance of the sun to the Maya people.

 

Year 5 have launched their new Creative Curriculum topic with an investigation outside. They were challenged to find out as much information as they could about the group of people we shall study- THE MAYA.
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