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Friday 29th June 2018

It's been another very busy two weeks in 5C!
MATHS We looked at scaling and ratio where the class were asked questions like: "William takes 12 minutes to walk to school.  It takes Lacey 4 times as long.  How long does it take Lacey to walk to school? Prove it using a model."
We also reviewed our shape knowledge through a variety of activities and worked together on the definitions of polygon, quadrilateral, regular, irregular, symmetrical, parallel, perpendicular and vertices. 
ENGLISH We have started to plan ideas for a story using the painting by Rousseau as our starting point. The children have all been told that Rousseau explained that a group of hunter explorers were just out of view of the painting. The class now have the exciting task of planning what happened next. They have written some brilliant story openings on Friday and will continue the story writing process next week!
HISTORY The class compared and contrasted King Cheng Tang and King Di Xin from the Shan…

Summer 2 Week 2

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Summer 2 Week 2

The children have welcomed Mrs Gritz into 5C beautifully and have been keen to show her a high standard of work and behaviour.  We are proud of the way they have taken the change of teaching staff in their stride and in their enthusiasm and diligence at the start of the last term in Year 5.

Week 2 has involved some final tests in Maths and English and we have been impressed at the children's growing maturity, both in taking tests and in their understanding that the tests are not to label success or failure, but that they are to provide information for their Year 6 teachers in September. 

Science

On the last few days of term, the class caterpillars had begun to form into chrysalides.

Mrs Sandhu kindly babysat them over the half term holiday and took the following photos of their transformation into butterflies.











After a few days in which the butterflies wings strengthened, we released them into the Butterfly Garden next to the Prayer Garden.  Some butterflies confid…