Year 5 had a very festive day at the Openzone. We created our own Christmas decoration designs and then watched the 3D printer laser print and then cut out our designs on wood! We then used programming software to build a snowman with music and animation. It was a very merry day all round.
Year 5 had an amazing day at Jarrow Hall learning all about life in an Anglo-Saxon village. We heard the heroic story of Beowulf around the fire in the Great Mead Hall; visited the animals and discussed the natural resources they provide the settlement; created our own magical, pagan amulets; and were part of a moot to judge crime and punishment in the settlements.
We were thrilled to hear that one of our pupils was a winner in a competition from the author Victoria Williamson. Earlier this year, inspired by the character in her book ‘The Boy with the Butterfly Mind’, Victoria asked children to create their own weird and wonderful sandwich recipes. Jacob created the ‘Flutterby Butterfly Sandwich Snack’ and has been chosen to be included in a special sandwich recipe book. Well done Jacob, we are all very proud of you.
Children from year five started working on their Level 2 for Bikeability this week. The training involves going out and learning how to ride bikes safely on the roads near school. All of the children wore cycle helmets and high visibility jackets when out of school to help keep them safe. They had a fantastic first day of training but were all tired once they got back to s