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In English we wrote our own Myths explaining the phenomenon of the Aurora Borealis. This became the basis for our 500 word writing challenge which the children enjoyed typing on the laptops.

 

Can you produce a short piece of writing for this writing prompt, remembering all the skills we have been practising this term such as careful characterisation, show don’t tell, varying our sentence starters and using a range of punctuation for effect?  Look closely, can you see the native lurking in the shadows behind the tree? 

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Is every metal object magnetic? We investigated this popular misconception by testing a range of household items with some surprising results.

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Also, in Science, we enjoyed learning about the different parts of the flowering plant and their functions. 

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In PE this term we have been finding out all the different ways we can create bridges. Y5 demonstrated some excellent balance and core strength holding some of these positions. 

The Mannequin Challenge hits EB!

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We have explored a theme close to all of our hearts, and stomachs, this week! In maths we used our measuring and estimating skills when we made CHOCOLATE cakes. In science we experimented with different water temperatures in order to make the perfect hot CHOCOLATE!

We had a fabulous time when StarLincs visited with their Planetarium!

We have learnt a lot about space missions on our learning journey this term, here we are recreating the flight of Apollo 11.

Apollo 11

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We had so much fun taking our learning outdoors! What do you presume our laughter was about?

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Today we were lucky enough to meet an Olympic Gold medalist  - Matt Longridge. He won Gold this year at Rio for his prowess as a rower.

This experience encouraged us to reflect on our own talents and consider what we could do to

'Go for Gold!'.

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What skills do you think we have been

learning in PE?

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