Monthly Archives: March 2012

Tree Planting at Bluebell Woods

Jane (park ranger from Woodgate Valley Country Park) took our Year 5 children to Bluebell Woods to plant trees. Because our children were so good they were asked to stay longer and demonstrate expert tree planting skills to a group of visiting King Edward’s students.

Click HERE to see our children showing off their green fingers!

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Homework – Letter to a Famous Person

Hello Class 5!

Here’s a downloadable version of this week’s homework just in case you lose your sheet.

Letter to a famous person

Try to think of s0meone really famous who you know lots about!

Spellings – Week 6

Here are the new spellings:-

Zephaniahs
remoteness
prettiness
spookiness
graciousness
friendliness
vandalism
favouritism
vegetarianism
symbolism
journalism

Milligans
dryness
shyness
deepness
oldness
sadness
realism
tourism
idealism
optimism
hypnotism

Rosens
badness
goodness
fitness
illness
windiness
baptism

There are a couple of tricky spellings this week. But you’ll get loads of team points if you get them right.

Japan Rebuilds After Tsunami

Do you remember the tsunami and the earthquake which both hit Japan last year? Here are photos from the BBC Newsround page which show us what’s happened since! Click the link:-

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/17338438

Benjamin Zephaniah

Hello Class 5!!

One of our spelling groups is named after Benjamin Zephaniah. He is a poet from Handsworth in Birmingham. Here is a page from his website where he tells you a little about himself!

http://www.benjaminzephaniah.com/content/kidz.php

And here is a Youtube video of him reading one of his most famous poems ‘Talking Turkeys’.

Spellings – Week 5

Here are this week’s spellings. Try to look at them every night!

Zephaniahs
lengthen
notify
simplify
identify
imitate
animate
sterilise
terrorise
pressurise
criticise

Milligans
lengthen
frighten
purify
falsify
mystify
classify
activate
decorate
narrate
apologise

Rosens
dark
darken
short
shorten
wide
widen

Homework – Script Writing

Hello Class 5!

Here’s the sheet for this week’s homework. You can download it to your computer and work on it in Microsoft Word. Right click on the link and choose ‘save as…’.

Script Writing