Today the children have taken part in a range of sporting activities to raise money for Sports Relief 2020. The money will support people living incredibly tough lives in the UK and around the world. Year 6 Sports Ambassadors, Mrs Welch and Mr Stroud organised a carousel of sports activities ranging from the traditional egg and spoon race to hockey. The children thoroughly enjoyed there sessions and showed great sportsmanship.
Year 5 have been using charcoal to create Mayan inspired artwork, with impressive results.
Year 5 held their ‘WOW!’ day today. As well as creating some ‘Day of the Dead’ inspired artwork, the children sampled some food from a Mexican banquet and had a ‘Mathsico!’ interactive performance from a special visitor!
There is a meeting tonight led by representatives from Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole council about applying for secondary school places for our current Year 5 pupils. The meeting begins at 6 and all Year 5 parents are welcome, even if a slip has not been returned to the school.
Year 5 built bridges today as part of their investigations into materials and forces.
As part of their ‘Scream Machine’ topic, Year 5 have been using Knex in order to investigate the role gears play within mechanisms.
Year 4 and Year 5 have both started their instrumental music lessons today with visiting music specialists. In Year 4, all pupils are learning to play djembes. Pupils in Year 5 are beginning their recorder lessons.