Indigo Year 5 2020-21

Indigo-Group Two at Forest School

Group Two had to wait very patiently for their turn out in the forest but it was worth the wait. They have all enjoyed using the tools to create and clear. It has involved learning new safety skills such as wearing a glove on one hand when using the saws and learning how to manipulate a hand drill and a whittler. We were lucky
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Hogwarts Forest School

Year 5 have waited patiently for their turn out at Forest school and this week they were finally able to get outside. After two sunny weeks off we found a woodland that had grown incredibly. We had some work to do to cut back some of the willow, the brambles and the nettles, freeing up the paths and making it easier to get around.
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Our Gratitude Tree

This half term, our values have been hope and thankfulness and we have been thinking about what we are thankful for and how we can show it to others. As we are reaching the end of this term, UKS2 took part in a meditation session called the ‘Gratitude Tree’ which allowed them to take a quiet moment to really think about what they want
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Outside celebrations

A little tinkling of the chime bars!

We have been learning the 3 Note Bossa in our music lesson using the 3 chime notes G,A and B. The first video is the section where we have to improvise using those notes and the other two are us playing along to 

Empanada anyone?

I think they must have been eaten before more pictures were taken! The end of Mrs Langley’s DT unit – well done Year 5!  

Can we make a pulley?

Of course we can!

Some of Indigo’s Summer 1 homework so far…

The Great Debate!

This half term, we will be holding a few debates about deforestation and the use of palm oil to link in with our topic on the Rainforest. In this debate, we talked about whether Clovis should keep lying about being Finn (the grandson of the rich Sir Aubrey) or tell the truth and disappear to live with his foster mum. Everyone really got into
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What should Clovis do? Conscience Alley

We have almost reached the end of our Summer 1 text ‘Journey to the River Sea’ and during this lesson we were deciding what one of the main characters Clovis should do. Should he pretend to be Finn, the grandson of the rich Sir Aubrey and return to England in to the life of money? Or Should he stay in Brazil and continue living
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