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Welcome to P5/6 LR/EK Class!

 

 

Anti-Bullying Week

 

Whilst we are very aware in P5/6 that bullying is always wrong and it can be repeated incidents of a very serious nature, we have been learning that even repeated low-level incidents can have a serious effect on a person’s emotional well-being. Such an experience can weigh a person down and negatively alter the way they think about themselves. For that reason we have focused this week on how each of us can be part of the solution, by finding creative, meaningful and honest ways to affirm one another and combat negative thoughts about oneself. We had quite a surprising time discovering that others often think more highly of us than we do of ourselves! Why don’t you try to affirm/encourage someone else today? It may just make all the difference to someone else’s journey through life.

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Terrific Triangles!

 

We have been learning about the different types of triangles- equilateral, isosceles, scalene and right angled triangles. We used our knowledge of their properties to investigate how many different triangles we could create using Geoboard and Pic Collage apps on the iPad and labelled them.

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Pantomime Comes To School!

 

We had a fabulous time when Peter Pan came to our school. Lots of fun and laughs were the result of this brilliant pantomime!

 

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Ocean Habitats in a Shoebox!

 

We have been studying the topic of 'Under the Sea' in World Around Us and we spent some time learning about the variety of different habitats found in our oceans. They vary greatly in terms of temperature, appearance and the types of sea life they support. We looked at two particular ocean habitats in detail, namely the Kelp Forests found off the coasts of California and the Great Barrier Reef found off the coast of NW Australia.

 

In order to showcase our learning, we worked co-operatively in groups to produce artistic impressions of these habitats in a shoebox! 

 

  • Firstly we worked in groups to reach a consensus about which ocean habitat we would create and to generate ideas about what should be included in our particular habitat.
  • Then we discussed how we should create the required components of our 'shoebox ocean habitat' and compiled a list of necessary materials.
  • Next we assigned roles and responsibilities within our group to achieve our desired outcome.
  • After gathering the necessary resources, we worked as a team to create our habitats and engaged in problem-solving along the way as we encountered difficulties.
  • Finally we had a chance to consider and evaluate our creative achievements and appreciate the work of others.

 

 

We hope you will enjoy perusing the photographs of our efforts!

 

 

 

Ocean habitats in a shoebox!

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