Titanic

In Hawks, we have started learning about the disaster of the Titanic. What do you know so far?

What do you want to find?

If you have any non-fiction books about the Titanic or any other disasters, please bring them into school.

In art we created images of the Titanic sinking using a range…

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art hawks History geography KS2 year5 year 6 disaster strikes titanic

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DISASTER STRIKES!

Last week we started our very exciting new topic, 'Disaster Strikes!' The children were put into many different disaster situations; tsunami, Titanic hitting an iceburg, tornado and an avalanche.

 

Which disaster did you enjoy being in the most? Why? Do you have any questions about any of…

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topic hawks KS2 year5 year6 disaster strikes

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Hawks create 3D shapes from nets

For our 'Silent Night' display, we made houses and log cabins using nets to make 3D shapes. We drew around the nets and measured some of the edges. We converted cm to mm, mm to m and cm to m.

 

What did you enjoy most about the lesson? What 3D shape did you make? Did you find any of it…

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Hawks compose music

After we had written our songs, we used digital media to compose a song for our lyrics.

 

 

What did you enjoy most about this lesson? Did you find anything tricky?

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Hawks teach Ducklings their songs

Hawks have been studying song lyrics and features of songs and poems. They wrote their own songs with gestures to teach Ducklings about anti-bullying. Together they sang the different songs with the actions.

 

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music writing hawks performing English songs ducklings

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Music inspired Kandinsky

As part of our topic we have been learning about the artist Wassily Kandinsky who produced abstracted pieces of art which where inspired by listening to music. In Hawks we created one of his pieces using CDs and wool by weaving.

 

What can you find out about this piece of art we…

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art music hawks KS2 year5 year 6 Kandinsky

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Hawks understand feelings

Hawks went outside to understand how to make someone feel good about themselves. We understand how victims feel inside and outside when people say or do negative things. 

 

What did you learn from this session? What positive thing could you say to someone?

 

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hawks outdoor learning anti-bullying week KS2 year5 year 6

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Biographies

Last week we researched our favourite British musicians and artists. 

Who is your favourite musician? Why? What was the most interesting fact you found out about your musician/artist?

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music writing hawks English History year5 year 6

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Original songs and covers

Last week we explored and explained our feelings when listening to songs. We used colour and musical elements to do this.

Research at home some more songs. Have a look to see if anyone has covered them.

Which version do you prefer? Explain your reasons for why.

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music hawks KS2 year5 year 6

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Walk the lights

On Wednesday evening, KS2 went on a family trip to walk the lights.

Year 5 and year 6 were launching their new topic for after half term.

Please email Miss Howarth photographs of you at the illuminations for our display.

 

What do you like most about Blackpool illuminations? Who did…

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hawks science Blackpool illuminations KS2 year5 year6 light

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Synonyms and Antonyms in OAA

In OAA today, Hawks had to work as a team to unscramble letters to find a key 'survival' word. They then had to find the matching synonyms and the corresponding antonym. 

 

Which synonyms did you find for survival, discovered, abandoned, wondered, alarmed, sturdy, mysterious and…

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hawks KS2 PE English OAA year5 year6 SPaG synonyms and antonyms

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How is Romeo going to adapt to school life?

Today, year 5 and 6 had a talk with Mrs McGrath about Romeo our school dog.

Romeo is going to be our school therapy dog. He will help us with our learning. Romeo will help us read and turn our pages in our books.

Romeo will help anxious children this may include helping them in exams.

On…

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Eagles hawks science year5 year6 falcons Romeo adaptation therapy dog

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