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Egyptian Engineering

We had a wonderful week with the culmination of our learning about ancient Egypt exploring their engineering techniques that are still in use today. As part of our Express Event this week, we constructed, used and evaluated shaduf. Please take a look at the slideshow below for a dew images of this exciting learning.

Home Learning

We will be taking a break for the holidays but have recommended the children might want to watch some episodes on BBC iPlayer about space, our cosmos and how planets in our solar system came into being.  These video clips are set as optional science research for the holiday break.

Handwriting Revision:

As there is no home learning over the holiday period, there is no specific requirement for children to do any writing. However, at the end of the first week in January 2021, we will be looking to award more pen licences. An y children who wish to earn a pen licence may want to continue to practise their cursive writing script by copying out the Year 5 & 6 statutory spelling words.

Times Table Rock Stars Competition

The winner this week was 5 Maple and the children who participated loved their delicious reward.  There has been a battle between rock stars for the top spot, D.Spinner, Asix Shewell & I am Nana have all vied for the crown this week.

The next challenge is now live and will run until 08:50 Tuesday 5th January 2021. This challenge is between the boys and girls of Year 5.

Which class will win?

Reminders for the first week of Spring Term 2021:

Monday 4th January

School closed for staff Inset Day.

Tuesday 5th January

Children return.

Spanish Mr Benserghin, PE: Football with Coach Joe, please come to school in the correct PE kit.

Wednesday 6th January

Reading Logs checked - Please ensure they come in to school

Thursday 7th January

Wonderdome Visit - Mobile Planetarium launching our Stargazers Topic

Friday 8th January

Computing Lesson - Animation using Flipaclip on the Chromebooks

New spelling words home today.

Home Learning Task & Times Table Rock Stars competitions both go live at 16:00.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions or queries, please don't hesitate to email Mr Mackay on the Year 5 email address.

 intake15@fircroft.family