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Anglo-Saxon Brooches

Today we made Anglo-Saxon brooches out of clay.

We started by moulding the clay into the desired shape of brooch we wanted before designing and creating.

We made decoration using left over clay which we intend to paint soon.

What kind of design would you put on a brooch?

Cooking – Honey and Oat cakes

On Friday we followed an Anglo-Saxon recipe.

We made a common dessert that the Anglo-Saxons would have eaten – honey and oat cakes. We used our chopping skills to dice soft apricots. We also had to use out maths skills to scale up the recipe to feed an army of Anglo-Saxon warriors!

What have you made this week?

Litetacy

During this term we have been learning about the Anglo-Saxons.

We have been reading a book called Anglo-Saxon boy. The book states that the main character Magnus disappeared out of history after the autumn of 1066.

Today we reenacted what may have happened to Magnus after The Battle of Hastings.

What do you think happened to Magnus after the autumn of 1066?

PSHE

Today in PSHE we were discussing the importance of having good manners and politeness.

We split into 2 groups and debated for and against whether a scenario showed good manners and explained why we had these opinions.

 

How do you show good manners and politeness?

PE

During PE we have been learning how to play hockey. We started with how to ensure everybody is safe and happy using the equipment, we then learnt how to hold a hockey stick properly.

Now, we are starting to play matches!

Do you know any rules of hockey?

Sponsored skip

Today we completed out sponsored skip. It was to raise money for a much loved charity. We all had to skip individually for 10 minutes.

We discussed how it the exercise would effect our bodies such as increasing our heart rates.

 

What is the normal resting heart rate of humans?

Anglo-Saxon Villages

Today, we discussed similarities and differences there are between Anglo-Saxon villages and villages we have in the present day.

We  designed our own Anglo-Saxon village in the previous week and today we had the chance to make the village we designed.

Can you think of any similarities and differences between present day and the Anglo-Saxon period?

E-Safety

Today we having been discussing the dangers of being online unsupervised. We identified what the dangers  are online and discussed ways in which we can keep ourselves safe when we do go online.

We made posters to inform other children about how to stay safe online.

How can you stay safe online?

RE – Temptation and Consequences

Today in RE we looked at dilemma scenarios. We acted out the scenario in small groups showing what the dilemma was.

Once we had practiced our dilemma scenario we performed to the rest of the class. We discussed what the temptation in the scenario was and what the consequences of our actions may have been.

What is your biggest temptation?

3795pts 1st position blue House
3600pts 2nd position green House
3543pts 3rd position red House
3252pts 4th position yellow House