5AW welcomed 3 ‘Dragons’ (investors) into our classroom today in an attempt to persuade them to provide us with some extra funding for our companies. The Dragons were thinking carefully about the finances, product design, marketing strategy and presentation skills of each group. Every single child remembered their script and delivered their lines clearly and […]
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Dear all, Please be aware that Year 5 will not have swimming or PE lessons between Wednesday 7th and Friday 9th of June. This affects the following classes: Wednesday 7th June: 5LB, 5AW, 5RK – NO swimming Thursday 8th June: 5CH, 5RW – NO swimming Friday: 9th June: […]
As part of our preparations for the Mercy Centre Visit, 5AW visited 1JO to teach them some English using the resources we have prepared. Most groups organised themselves extremely well, and delivered entertaining and informative activities. There were some learning points as well! When seeking feedback from Year 1’s, it was wonderful that so many […]
We have been working hard on our painting skills this week, blending to create tints and shades and therefore create a sense of depth. I have been both pleased and impressed with the effort applied by the children, in addition to observing many of them challenge themselves by sketching the objects from real life. We […]
As part of our learning on the circulatory system, we dissected a pig’s heart. This enabled us to visualise what happens within the body and consolidate prior theoretical understanding. Children felt the activity was both fun and informative, and would certainly recommend we do this again in future! With thanks to Ms Marilyn for her […]
5AW visited the Escape Hunt Experience today and became detectives for the morning. The tasks were challenging, a little mysterious, and required a lot of collaboration skills. 3 of the 4 groups succeeded in escaping…although I’m pleased to say everyone made it back to SHB safely.
In preparation for our crime scene sketching, based on the long term project, we have been drawing 3D shapes. We focused hard on line direction and shading, then evaluated our partners drawings. Chess anyone?
Friday 17th March It has been another busy and fun-filled week at Shrewsbury this week. The children have really immersed themselves in their new topic ‘Daring Detectives’. In Literacy this week, the children have used their drama and characterisation skills to become a character from Cluedo. The children worked in groups to act out a […]
As part of Fully Booked, 10BA visited 5AW. They began by reading books simply for the pleasure of reading. This was followed by a question and answer session during which Year 10’s shared their thoughts and advice. Finally, Year 5 read to Year 10, thinking about authorial techniques, predictions, inference and asking questions.