Night and Day

“Today year 5 learned how the Earth spins as it orbits the sun which is how day and night works.Seasons come and go as the Earth revolves. Year 5 represented this by putting a ball down which was acting as the Earth which rotated while a torch (the sun) shone its light on the ball.” MP Year…

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Character planning in Year 5

We have been working hard planning ideas for characters. After watching ET we were given three ideas of different aliens we had to think about. As a group we described and created ideas for the alien characters. Each group roasted round and created lots of new ideas, we had a great lesson and…

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Viking Broad Belt Making

Year 5 have been busy planning, designing and creating Viking Broad Belts for our textiles unit. 
 
“First we had to design what we were going to do. Second we had to get tracing paper and cut out our design pattern pieces. Once we had done that we practiced our sewing by making a prototype…

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Football Coaching

Year 5 have had a bit of excitement this week! It may have rained, it may have been cold, but we had a great time with football coach Dan. We had a fabulous time learning new skills such as rainbow flicks, keeping the ball up in the air and controlling a dropped ball. 

 

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Figure Sketching

“Today in art we have been sketching real life figures. We have been trying to show life like qualities without using facial expressions. We posed our figures and then we sketched them with different sketching pencils.” Robyn

“It was a bit difficult to draw legs when they are bent.”…

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