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  • Years 5 & 6 26.03.21

    Published 25/03/21

    Using the final image from our recent Power of Reading Text, 'Rose Blanche', Maddie from the Toucans has created her own watercolour of the scene with an accompanying poem. She tried hard to use personification when thinking about the image and the war theme of the text.

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  • Years 5 & 6 19.03.21

    Published 18/03/21

    Lily from the Sharks made this a WW2 propaganda poster aimed at the role of women during the war as part of our work in History.

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  • Years 5 & 6 12.03.21

    Published 11/03/21

    As part of our English lessons based on the book, Shackelton's Journey by William Grill, Mia from the Wombats wrote this wonderful motivational speech in role as Shackelton to keep up the morale of the crew members on the expedition after they had been stuck in the ice for months.

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  • Years 5 & 6 05.03.21

    Published 04/03/21

    During English, Safi from the Jaguars wrote a job advert to recruit crew members for Ernest Shackleton's expedition across the Antarctic based on our book Shackleton's Journey.

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  • Years 5 & 6 26.02.21

    Published 25/02/21

    Zack and Jasper from the Toucans produced the first two slides of a flashback, where the short film 'The Piano' by Aiden Gibbons was used as the stimulus. 

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  • Years 5 & 6 18.12.20

    Published 18/12/20

    As part of our 'British Monarchy' topic, the Sharks have been reading 'Suffragettes' by David Roberts, and thinking about the lack of equality women have suffered throughout history, even when women have been on the throne. Auriol's work shows the editing session, which takes place after we have completed a piece of writing in Year Six.  You can see some of the Year Six GPS elements, which Auriol has used effectively.  

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  • Years 5 & 6 11.12.20

    Published 11/12/20

    This week Year 5 have been reading the Poem From a Railway Carriage by Robert Louis Stevenson.  We have created some performance poetry and discussed what it might be like to be a passenger on a steam train. Evelyn from the Wombats wrote a super letter to describe her journey.

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  • Years 5 & 6 04.12.20

    Published 04/12/20

    Momina from the Armadillos has used a wide range of sentence types in her descriptive writing to build tension, develop a rich image in the reader’s mind and keep the reader hooked in. Well done Momina!

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  • Years 5 & 6 27.11.20

    Published 27/11/20

    Here is a piece of work by Ziba in the Toucans from our Reading Lessons. We had been studying the life of Harriet Tubman and read a book about her from the 'Little People, Big Dreams' series. Each child was then presented with this artistic mural and had to interpret and respond to the piece. Ziba has really thought carefully about this image and used some powerful phrases to express her thoughts.

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  • Years 5 & 6 20.11.20

    Published 19/11/20

    Antoni from the Sharks created a playing card with mixed media using a combination of collage, pencil, charcoal, tissue paper and paint.  He included a picture of his head as a substitute for the King. The artwork is linked to our British Monarchy topic. 

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  • Years 5 & 6 13.11.20

    Published 12/11/20

    Lily from the Wombats has produced a detailed explanation about how we multiply numbers by 10, 100 and 1000.  She then completed a challenge to show her understanding in her maths journal of our Multiplication and Division unit of work this week.

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  • Years 5 & 6 06.11.20

    Published 05/11/20

    Alex from the Armadillos planned and wrote a magnificently descriptive piece on Grendel’s Lair based on the book Beowulf by Michael Morpurgo.  

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