This term in Year 5, we have been learning about The Romans. We have learnt about the Roman Empire and how powerful it was. Furthermore we have learnt about the influence they had in shaping Britain. We went on a trip to the British Museum,where the children used their investigative skills to complete an activity […]
Inside John Shakespeare’s workshop, where he made leather gloves. The very bed where William Shakespeare was born! These fine actors helped us to stage a scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream. And we performed the opening scene from Macbeth for them!
Here we are at the Shakespeare Centre. We have done some Tudor shopping, written our names in Elizabethan script with quill pens and handled real 16th century coins.
Year five wasted no time. Even before checking into their rooms they began work on their villainous side. In this work shop the children made freeze frames of some fairy tale villains. We’ve written our first diary entry.
For the last few weeks, both Year 5 classes have been learning about “Decimals”. This week we put our maths knowledge into practice by solving some challenging word problems. Whilst in English we have been continuing to study Macbeth and in particular introducing the children to rhyming couplets. We focussed on a specific scene from […]
Year 5 have been having weekly dance lessons with ‘The Place’. They’ve been learning a piece of dance which they will be preforming in a couple of weeks in front of a live audience. The piece is in conjunction with the topic of space which was covered last half-term. In English we made predictions on […]