Class 5 News 2012

On Thursday 23rd May Year 5 visited Morden College, a retirement home, as part of their English lessons. In English we have been learning about interview techniques and also studying the short film ‘The Piano’ by Aidan Gibbons. The children came up with a list of questions to ask some of the residents about their lives, and spent the afternoon hearing some wonderful stories and learning all about the past […]

On Tuesday 12th March, Year 5 braced the cold temperatures to visit the Museum of Kent Life for our Tudor Day. We had lots of fun and interesting workshops including ‘music and manners’, ‘food and drink’, ‘crime and punishment’ and we even got to meet Henry VIII. The children had lots of questions and, as you can see from the pictures, they got fully involved in all of the activities […]

On 12th December, Years 4-6 made their annual trip to visit the residents of Morden College to sing an assortment of songs from their Christmas carol concert. Afterwards, Morden College provided cakes, biscuits and drinks for the children and they socialised with the residents. The children performed wonderfully and were delightful and friendly when chatting with the residents. A fun time was had by all and we hope to arrange […]

On Monday 26th November, Year 5 had an Ancient Greek Day! They created short plays based on Greek myths, had a Greek feast (we especially loved the houmous!), played games about the ancient Greeks and made Greek vases. It was a fun day!

As part of their DT topic, Year 5 have been learning about the processes involved with making biscuits. Julie, our cook, talked the children through measuring ingredients, health and safety of the kitchen and the utensils and equipment involved. The children then learnt how to measure ingredients, make the biscuits, and of course, they got to taste their creations at lunchtime!

In October, Years 4 and 5 had a creative workshop from the Night Zookeeper. We were involved in all sorts of exciting activities involving ICT, English, PE and Art. We had a video chat with the Night Zookeeper who took us deep into his magical zoo. We did animal aerobics to understand how the amazing creatures in the zoo move and sound. We worked with a variety of artistic media […]