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Summer Term 2 week 4

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Dear Parents,

What a warm couple of weeks! We are lucky in Year 5 with our air-conditioned mobile units so the children have coped well in the heat.

Last week at school, all children enjoyed experiencing Arts Week. We welcomed visitors and parent helpers to carry out some lovely workshops and activities. They learnt about carnival art to start with and then researched costumes and masks. We also learned some carnival dance moves in a fun workshop. Tie dying t-shirts and making masks was creative and enjoyable for all. We finished off the week studying Romero Britton who is an inspiring Brazilian artist. All the children have designed their own pieces of art wok in a Romero Britton style and created striking masks, which will be on display during celebration evening.

In English the children have started writing their own stories from a different view point based on the story - Oranges in No'mans land. The children have worked hard to put in visual description, details of the civil …

Summer Term 2 - Week 2

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Dear Parents,

Welcome back for the final half term of the year! We have a lot of exciting things happening but we are not losing focus on our every day subjects. We still have a lot to cover and want the children to be a strong as they can be before moving on to Year 6!
In English we have carried on with our work on the book ‘Oranges in No-man’s land’. The story has been building up and the children have worked really well on comprehension of the different parts and understanding the powerful and emotive language used by the author. They will now start to write their own stories.
In Maths the children have been introduced to the subject of Imperial Measures and being able to measure in these values and also compare and find equivalents to metric measures.
In RE we have started our next unit, which is ‘Freedom and Responsibilities’, the children have discussed what freedoms they have, why they have them and what dangers or responsibilities come with these freedoms.We then moved on to l…