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World Book Day - we dressed as our favourite book characters!

We have had our first brass lesson today. We learnt how to make the correct sound with the mouth piece. Next week we are going to put the instruments together and begin playing them.

Brass - our first lesson

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Brass (getting used to making sound with the mouth piece)

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Circuits in PE to work on our fitness levels

Safer Internet day - we used a ball of string to demonstrate the online connections we can have by using the Internet. We also discussed the implications this can have.

Internet Safety. We learnt all about online scams and how to try and detect them with the PCSO

In history we had a debate. Should King Ethelred have introduced Danegeld? The children had some fantastic points for and against!

History - The Vikings and Gainsborough

Here is a video of us telling the story of The Caravan

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This week we have started Talk for Writing. We have used a story map to help us tell the story of The Caravan

Science - investigating which solids dissolve in water

We have used our class reading book, Kensuke's Kingdom, to base our letter writing on this week! We had to write from the perspective of the main character and use language from the text!

We have been working on homophones and near homophones in spelling and finding ways to remember these. We have also tried to use them in our writing.

This week in maths we have been comparing decimals using resources to support us

We have been learning about the importance of wearing a seatbelt in cars. As a part of this, we designed a car with an egg as the driver, and had to try and prevent the egg from smashing when the car crashed. We learnt that an egg shell is a similar to our skull, as this needs to protect the brain.

We have started learning our anti-bullying rap 'STOP'. Here is the chorus...

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Bonfire night safety

Today, we made water bottle rockets which linked with our forces learning in Science. We also wrote a set of instructions on how to make one.

In PE we have been working on gymnastics and using the equipment

In reading, we used an image to infer thoughts and feelings

In Science we investigated how forces could be measured using a Newton metre

Netball - working on defending

This week our maths focus has been place value

We have had a fantastic start to Year 5!

Science - fair tests