Let’s talk school!

As part of the student blogging challenge, we have been given the task to write a post about school. I decided to create a survey which asks questions about your school. With the answers, I will compare and write a blog post about it. Please fill in all answers and have fun! To find survey,…

My Favourite Book!

This year I’ve read a number of books. My favourite being a book called ‘I am Malala’¬†written by Malala Yousafzai and Patricia Mccormick. Malala is a book about a girl who stood up for her education after the Taliban took control of her country. They said that women weren’t allowed to go to the markets…

Global Read Aloud!

This year, year 5 are participating in the global read aloud! Our book for this term is Pax by Sarah penny packer. Summary of the book: Pax is a story about a boy called Peter and his pet fox Pax in a war-torn country. The story starts as Peter unwillingly leaves pax in the wild….

Sculptures!

In Art, we are focusing on the topic ‘how the world works’. We’ve been making different sculptures inspired by well-known artists. Our first sculpture was made out of wire and stockings. Firstly, we tied wire around a block of wood to act as the stand. After that, we played around with the wire to make…

Zoom Out!

A task in the student blogging challenge is to ‘zoom out’ The rules are: You will start with one picture and then the first commenter will comment what the picture looks like in a sentence. The second commentator¬†will say a sentence about what it would look like if it was zoomed out etc. There is…

Musical Instruments!

In music, we had the task to create a upcycled musical instrument with recycled materials. This relates to our central idea: The physical properties of materials affect how they are used. I chose to make a trintar (which is a mix of a guitar, triangle and trumpet). The materials I used were: a piece of…