It's been another busy week in Year 5/6A and the children have been loving their new topics and the chance to get out onto the field.
In preparation for writing a non-chronolgical report on Antarctica both English and shared reading have focussed on reference materials about that continent. We have been looking at books and also watched David Attenborough presenting the Antarctica episode of Seven Worlds One Planet. They loved it and made lots of notes on Antarctica's wildlife,climate and landforms so, if you have any questions on that region, you know who to ask!
In maths we revisited multiples, factors, square and cube numbers with the children looking at patterns, problems and practical experiments involving these different types of numbers. Their timestables really helped them- so please encourage them to keep using Timestable rockstars.
In history we looked at Mayan gods and the Mayan creation story with the children learning about each of the Mayan gods and also drawing a part of the creation story. In art we practised our weaving skills. An ancient Mayan art that was encouraged by the Mayan god IxChel.
In PE we continued athletics with the children attempting a javelin throw, the triple jump and practising their 60m sprint.
In RE Mrs Wellicome introduced the study of the gospel and the children were fascinated. listening beautifully and producing excellent reports.
Enjoy the long(hopefully sunny) weekend.
When the children return on Tuesday please remind them that they need hats, water bottle and to wear sunscreen.