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Autumn 2

Friday 17th December

 

The UKS2 Christmas Party this year was an absolute classic! Some hilarious games were played (with the children displaying a scary talent for musical statues...), and the forfeits produced some timeless performances! Great fun, everyone. Merry Christmas!

Monday 13th December

 

Year 5 had a truly great time making Mayan-style hot chocolate this afternoon, though it would be fair to say that some enjoyed the taste more than others! We used a range of equipment and a historically sound recipe to make the drinks - a fun and fascinating experience all round!

Friday 10th December

 

Year 5 had a brilliant time on our Christmas Crafts morning, ending up in Mrs Thomson's classroom where they got to craft themselves some cupcakes! What an unexpected treat! 😁

Friday 26th November

 

Year 5 have brought together their English composition skills and deep knowledge of our class novel 'The Explorer' this week, writing recounts of the events of the last chapter from the main character's point of view. Each piece represents the great progress the children have made across the past term. Fine work all round!

Friday 19th November

 

Years 5 & 6 were treated to a wonderful visit from Mr Davies, author of 'See-Thru Man and The Land of Pleasant', today. It was fantastic to hear from a local writer, and Mr Davies was full of great advice and inspiration about storytelling. The children had some very insightful questions, and some were lucky enough to come away with a signed copy of the book! It was a lovely afternoon all round. A big thank-you to Mr Davies, and congratulations to those children who'll now be reading all about the mysterious See-Thru Man!

Thursday 11th November

 

The class have been working on some exceptional nonfiction writing this week - here they are, thoughtfully proof-reading and editing their first draft in various quiet spaces around the classroom!

Friday 5th November

 

We've had a brilliant first art lesson of the new half-term, moving into line skills using a drawing pen. The class absolutely loved using the various widths of line to create different effects and work in different styles - their early experiments are amazing!

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