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We examined some of Picasso's abstract art and had a go at creating our own masterpiece using watercolour paints, pastels and chalks.
As part of our science enquiry about the human circulation system, we learnt about how to keep our hearts healthy and created advice posters.
Samba Taster Day
Our Terrifying Tales
Road Safety Workshop
The London Eye Mystery
What other way to launch our Power of Reading enquiry based around the intriguing, 'The London Eye Mystery', than to take our very own adventure on the London Eye?
World Book Week!
How and Why has Kingswood Changed?
To launch our new enquiry, 'How and why has Kingswood changed?', we became historians and embarked on a history walk around our local area. Did you know that before our school was built in 1967, there used to be another St Stephen's Junior School right next door to the church?
Why are Living Things Different?
Spring Festival Fun!
We soon discovered that the evolutionary history of life was a vast area of learning and one question quickly led to another! Therefore, we focused our research on the evolution of Homo Sapiens, before applying our knowledge of natural selection to complete the following task:
It is 600,000 years from now and Homo sapiens have evolved to survive in aquatic conditions…
We loved finding out about the life and work of famous fossil hunter, Mary Anning. First, we recorded our research using a mind map before organising our notes ready to write a biography. We also wrote journal entries for Mary and inserted these into our biographies to bring this historic heroine to life.
To launch our new enquiry, we were lucky enough to spend some time with three very friendly dogs - Dora (a Springer cross Beagle), Tom (a purebred Springer) and Max (a purebred Westie). By carefully studying each of their individual characteristics, we considered how offspring are not identical to their parents but they inherit certain traits. This led to some great work on cross-breeding dogs across three generations, resulting in some very unusual offspring!
It's okay to...
The Equality Team introduced us to a book called It's okay to be different, by Todd Parr. It made us smile and got us thinking about our own unique qualities and characteristics. Inspired by the book's message, we created our own illustrations, in the style of Todd Parr, to celebrate our differences.
How does Michelle Paver Engage the Reader?
What is the True Meaning of Christmas?
How does Michelle Paver Engage the Reader?
Hidden People Poetry
We used figurative language to write some haunting poems about The Hidden People in Wolf Brother:
We used expression, actions and a variety of performance techniques to retell an extract from Wolf brother. Watch our amazing videos below:
Wolf Brother: What we think so far!
I predict that the main character, Torak, is the listener and wolf, a wolf cub, is his guide and friend. - Jessica
In Wolf Brother, there are a lot of mysterious events, such as the demon bear, which add excitement that hook me. - James
So far, Wolf Brother has been amazing. My favourite character is Torak who was given a quest by his father. - Gurkesh
So far I'm really enjoying Wolf Brother. It's very mysterious an I would like to know more about the character Torak. - Robyn
Wolf Brother has been really good. The best bit was when Torak gets into an argument with Raven Clan. - George
I really love Wolf Brother despite missing some. .It has great description an a phenomenal quest. I love quests. - Isaac
I like Wolf Brother because it has lots of interesting description that is enticing. It's a book to definitely re-read! - Jasmine
I like Wolf Brother. It is very interesting, adventurous and it is very mysterious. The fight is very well described. - Molly
I think Wolf Brother is very good because the vocabulary is amazing and the description has lots of figurative language. - Hannah
I like the book because brave Torak beats Hord by using steam to help the small wolf cub stay alive. - Harry
We freeze-framed Torak's exciting dual with Hord.
Bristol Rugby Coaching!
Today we went to the Create Centre to take part in a 'Life Skills' workshop. We learnt what to do in emergency situations such as discovering a fire or finding an unconscious person by taking in part in very realistic simulations.
Thank you to all the parents, carers and family members who came to listen to our class assembly about Private Peaceful. Here are some photos from the morning:
A Wild Place Wow!
Fractions, Decimals and Percentages!
What Won the War?
This term, we are investigating the First World War. We will be conducting research into the significant events and evaluating the impact they had on the outcome of the war. We will then film news reports live from the battlefield. Alongside our enquiry, we will also be reading Michael Morpurgo's moving wartime novel, Private Peaceful.
Twenty-word Reviews of Private Peaceful
My favourite character in private Peaceful is Charlie Peaceful because he is a very kind friend, brother and family member. - Ellie
Tommo and Charlie are amazing characters and the book, Private Peaceful, is amazing. I liked it so much; it's interesting. - Morgan
It is the best book I have ever read. The people are funny and sad. In the end it's sad. - Billy
I love this book! It is very mysterious and that's why I like it. It is very emotional but very unique. - Jorja
Private Peaceful is a great book. There are bits that are sad and bits that are happy. It's my favourite book. - James
I like Private Peaceful because it is really funny. I also like this book because it's got funny characters. - Neve
I loved Private Peaceful! It had an unexpected ending that Charlie died and not Tommo. I hate the death. - Jessica
Private Peaceful is a really great book. I love it because it has lots of deaths and is very moving. - Molly
I thought Private Peaceful was outstanding because the characters were amazing. It also had outstanding descriptions. I adored the book. - Isaac
Private Peaceful was really sad because Charlie, Tommo's brother, was shot and died at the end of the amazing book. - Harry
I loved Private Peaceful and all the characters like: Charlie, Tommo, Molly, Mother, Little Tommo, Big Joe, Bertha and Wilkie. - Arthur
It was a good story with great characters called Molly, Tommo, Charlie, Mother and Big Joe. The ending was good. - Katie H
Private Peaceful was a very interesting book despite all of the death. All of the downs always had an up! - Jasmine
I thought Private Peaceful was very funny and interesting but it was actually sad and I liked Tommo and Charlie. - Jacob
I thought Private Peaceful was amazing! I loved it. Even though it had lots of death, it was funny too. - Libby
Private Peaceful is a great book and all of the characters are really descriptive and thay are all really peaceful. - Marshall
Private Peaceful is a really good book. I like it because it is really funny. Overall, it was very interesting. - Hannah
I loved it loads. Some parts were funny and some sad. I enjoyed the ending because it was very sad. - Brooke
I like Molly because she is nice. Private Peaceful is a really good, excellent book. The characters are very interesting. - Becky
Letters from the Frontline
This week in our tag rugby lesson, we learnt about the importance of lines for defending.
Our Magnificent Maths!
This week we have been getting to grips with long division!
We are lucky enough to have specialist rugby coaches from The Grange teaching us some rugby skills over the next few weeks in preparation for a tournament.
To launch our enquiry into the First World War, we learnt how to march and experienced what it was like to dig a trench.
In our final SURVIVE! workshop, we thought about gender stereotypes. We discussed how gender is portrayed in everyday life and the media.
How Are Rainbows Formed?
Be Safe! Be Seen!
Celebrating the Struggle!