Thank you so much for all the kind words, pictures, cards and gifts that we have received over the last few days – they are all very much appreciated.
We are all so proud of the progress the pupils have made this year and they should be thoroughly proud of everything they have achieved also. Well done year 5 on a fantastic first year at CMS, keep up the hard-work and enthusiasm for learning next year!
We hope you all have a lovely summer holiday,
The Year 5 Team
This morning saw the final of performance poetry 2017 for year 5. The performances were fantastic from all groups and demonstrated all the hard-work and dedication the pupils have shown this topic. The pupils were tasked with creating gripping performances in which they had to learn their lines with a focus on putting expression and dynamics into their voices. As well as adding movement to their performances so they are moving around the stage and not stood static.
Here are Amy and Daisy's thoughts on this topic:
"Previously we have been learning about the poem 'The Highwayman' by Alfred Noyes. This is a love story in which the main characters die for each other. We have all really enjoyed acting and learning a stanza each. We've practiced hard for the last couple of weeks to make our performances as good as possible. The highwayman is a poem based on two people loving each other so much that they will sacrifice themselves for the other. We all loved doing this topic and want to carry it on!"
In the Outside Classroom on Friday 5JG discovered filtration, evaporation, magnetism and sieving. The have taken the salt out of sandy salt water, the flour from rice and pasta and the iron objects from a variety of metal objects.
Not only did the year 5 pupils taking part in the London residential get a fun few days away, they also took part in some exciting activities within school on the two days they were here. Day 1 in school focused on weird and wacky inventions such as a fan to cool your noodles as you eat them and a lip balm style butter stick to easily spread your butter on bread! The pupils then had to create their own invention and present it in a Dragon Den style to the class. Day 2 followed with team building activities with the pupils first being shown a couple of different activities. Showing how they can be built up to be that little bit harder after each go before they had to create their own to try out on the other pupils.