Talent show 2014!

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The staff and children enjoyed an amazing Christmas dinner thanks to the wonderful kitchen staff today!

This was followed by the annual Talent Show, which once again proved that our children are not only gifted in the classroom but also on the stage, with dancers, singers, musicians, magicians and poets all displaying some incredible talent!

After rumours circulating about whether the children would be treated to a performance showcasing the teacher’s talents, they were ‘treated’ to this ‘questionable’ performance from Mr Parkinson -

 

Should Minecraft be used in Schools?

Today Mr Parkinson’s group created radio programmes discussing the topic – Should Minecraft be used in Schools?

After writing their text, they used a range of apps to create their finished radio shows. Please listen to their efforts -

 

Kensuke’s Kingdom

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Year 5 are currently enjoying our topic Kensuke’s Kingdom! Here is a selection of our work as displayed in our classroom. We have written some book reviews too and these will follow soon! All of us agree that we would recommend this fabulous to others!

Our own Kensuke’s Kingdom

Today Class 5B used a variety of apps to create their own version of Kensuke’s kingdom! After reading an extract from the book, the children worked in groups to create their own islands in Minecraft. They then labelled parts of the island as well as add descriptive paragraphs using Thinglink. Here are their finished effort -

 Our own Kensukes Kingdom

Our Digital Remembrance Sunday Wall

We are looking for parents to help contribute to our school digital remembrance wall so we can share memories of people close to us who have lost their lives in past wars.

All you need to do is double click anywhere on the wall, add the name of the fallen soldier along with any information including pictures or web links.

We are hoping this will demonstrate to the children how important the day is and make it more personal to them.