We have been exploring Beauty and the Beast. We used our imagination to build up sound scapes to demonstrate the sounds you might hear around the castle!
In Year 5 we have been lucky enough to have workshops teaching us about healthy lifestyles. The children have been learning how to make their diets more healthy whilst having fun and playing! Smoothies to follow soon…
This week as part of our topic, Over and Under the Sea, we have been learning all about the the scariest predator in our oceans, sharks! We have Ben looking at lots of information books and also on the Internet to find out lots of interesting facts. A big well done to all the children who brought in their research that they did for home learning. What fantastic home learning.
Did you know…? Tiger sharks eat lots of fish, even jellyfish -Rosie
Did you know…? Whale sharks at the biggest sharks in the whole world – Anneka
Did you know…? Goblin sharks have 5 sets of teeth. -Jack
Did you know…? Hammer Head sharks can grow up to 5 or six meters long. – Oscar
Phoebe even brought in a picture her dad took when he was diving. Can you see all the sharks? What species do you think they might be?
During maths we decided to find out how big some of the sharks would be I real life. We used meter sticks and measured out the length of a Whale shark which was 12 meters long! It stretched from our class all the way to Ash class.
This week in Larch, we have been looking at diary entries. After identifying the features of a diary entry, including starting with Dear Diary, writing in first person and using a formal tone, we wrote our own! We also used our red pen to edit and improve our work as we wrote our entries. Here are some of our fantastic examples,
Elm class are using gram weights to work out how heavy or light objects weigh. Here are some photos of us in action!
We looked at the Qur’an and learnt how Muslims are respectful to it.