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Week 4

Mollie-Ann's litter squad cooperating and protecting our local environment

Year 5 French breakfast to enhance our reading our 'The Invention of Hugo Cabret' in English.

Cooperation in Science: solar system Top Trumps

Colour mixing in art: experimenting with creating tints, tones and shades using poster paint

To learn about the Hindu festival of Holi, we have been experimenting with colour and pattern.

Week 3

Collaborating and creating in Computing: developing our coding skills using the Scratch app

Experimenting with colour mixing to understand tints, tones and shades in Art

Developing our writing skills in English, using visual literacy to explore ideas about illustrations from our focus text 'The Invention of Hugo Cabret'

Week 2

Creating nature colour wheels in Art

Sequencing the biography of Fu Hao - linking History and English

Spring 1

Week 1

Researching the life of Confucius to write a biography

Week 14

Wishing all our school family a very merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year.

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We have been developing our musical skills, learning to play 'We Wish You a Merry Christmas'.

Week 13

Christmas Jumper Day!

Area grid game in maths

Week 12

This week in music, we have been learning how to play a G A B accompaniment to Livin' on a Prayer.

Week 11

Practising our throwing and aiming skills in P.E.

Week 10

Learning about Sir Isaac Newton in science

Happy Children in Need Day! We have dressed up as superheroes or role models linked to our six key learning skills.

We have been learning about the Chinese Bronze Age in history, presenting our research as a knowledge organiser.

In music, we have been learning how to follow a steady and changing pulse using tuned percussion instruments.

We have been experimenting with plaster mould casting in art.

Week 9

In history, we are learning about the ancient Chinese Shang dynasty. We looked at archaeological evidence and thought about what it tells us.

Week 8

In Science, we are investigating air resistance. We made and tested parachutes.

Linked to our new history topic about ancient China, we are learning about taotie art. We found examples on the Internet and sketched the designs.

Week 7

We continued our pomegranate art study and created collages by combining different media

Our Christmas card designs with a global Christmas theme

Week 6

Animal research linked to our collective nouns English work

Experimenting with watercolours in art

Visual literacy and geography: thinking critically about refugees and developing questioning skills

Week 5

Experimenting with colour and media in art

Week 4

Practising our sketching skills in art: linked to our reading of our class text

Identifying push and pull factors in geography

Week 3

Testing our floating and sinking predictions in Science

Week 2

Creating non-chronological reports from what we have learnt about refugees in English and geography

Estimating and measuring with force meters in science

Week 1

Jigsaw activity in RE

Rounding activity in maths

Using atlases to locate Syria and surrounding countries