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Summer Term Week 6

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DT
We concluded our bread baking unit with trialling a different method of making bread.  We made flatbreads by kneading, rolling out and shaping our dough and adding our choice of special ingredient.  5C worked extremely efficiently in their teams and provided an interesting range of special ingredients, such as pomegranate, dried mango and raisins.
RE
We have just finished our transformation unit where we have discussed the extent to which transformation can change lives and improve situations. Our final focus in this unit has been the power of the Holy Spirit to enable transformation.
English
5C wrote wonderful versions of Oranges in No Man's Land from the perspective of a less dominant character.  They wrote passionately and dramatically about the struggles of this character and really emphasised the importance of the friendship between two characters with this story. Excellent work! We concluded the unit by reviewing the story and explaining any unanswered questions we have …

Summer 1 Week 4

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We have had a productive few weeks so far this half term
English
5C have been thoroughly immersed in our fiction book Oranges in No Man’s Land, which we have been focusing on this half term.They have impressed us with their understanding of how the relationships between characters change during a time of war.The children have responded sensitively to the difficult situations the characters face within the book and offered encouraging words of advice.They are creating fantastic writing on this book, including diary entries as well as writing the story again from the perspective of a different character.The children have been ensuring they include modal verbs in their writing during this unit as well as learning the difference between direct and reported speech.
DT
Every child in 5C successfully made their own bread roll! This was a result of hard work, clearly allocated roles within teams and working quickly with limited time!!The children put enormous effort into their kneading, mixing …