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Hawk Class-Darwin's Delights

Welcome to Hawk Class page.  This term our topic is Darwin's Delights and we are looking at evolution. 

Hawk Class Reminders

Year 5 and 6 Hawk

Reading:

Please make sure you read at least five times a week. Remember to make sure an adult signs your reads.

 Homework:

Maths homework is due in on a Thursday and is sent out on a Friday. Please make sure you tell Miss Baker before Thursday if you need any help.

 P.E. 

Please make sure you have your P.E. kit in school every day. This term, we have P.E. on a Monday and Wednesday afternoon. However, we may go outside, if the weather is dry so make sure you have warm PE clothes. Keep PE kit in school all the time in case we need to change the day at short notice.  

Book Week: Our book was The Firebird. Here we are re-writing the story as a play to rehearse and perform for Y5,6 and 1

We looked for mini beasts in the wild area. 

We had some visitors from Pets at Home who brought some reptiles for us to look at. The ladies from pets at Home were very knowledgeable about the animals. We learned a lot and some of us held creatures we thought we were scared of!

During our hook days, we played snakes and ladders!

A fire officer came to Eldene to teach us about fire safety. It was an really interesting and informative session. 

We enjoyed learning to sew, like Victorians.

Science week: We explored making the most effective space rocket with our bodies. 

Our theme for science week was bridges. Here we are investigating how to make the strongest bridge. 

Here is Hawk class, spending the day as Victorian school children. 

We read and performed poems about fairgrounds and theme parks. 

We made our own fairground rides in D&T

We explored ways of counteracting the effects of gravity. 

We explored pulleys, found out how they worked and found ways of making them more efficient. 

On Wednesday 7th November, we were lucky enough to get a visit from Dr Bosher who brought along a sheep's heart, liver and lungs for us to examine and dissect. 

We were invited to Dorcan Academy on Tuesday 13th November to hear the author Ali Sparks talk about her career as a writer and the books she has written. 

Hook day... Roll up, Roll up!