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Term 3 English stimulus is...

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From his tiny is seat in the tiny aeroplane, Fred watches as the mysteries of the Amazon jungle pass by below him. He has always dreamed of becoming an explorer, of making history and of reading his name amongst the lists of great discoveries. If only he could land and look about him.

As the plane crashes into the canopy, Fred is suddenly left without a choice. He and the three other children may be alive, but the jungle is a vast, untamed place. With no hope of rescue, the chance of getting home feels impossibly small.

Except, it seems, someone has been there before them. 

Our Stunning Start to 2024....

We started our new term in stunning style with a jungle themed crossword and wordsearch to get us ready for 'True or False'. Working with our partners we were given facts about the jungle and had to decide if they were, indeed, true or false.

Next up was Quiz Time 'Jungle style'... Four rounds of questions from jungle general knowledge to sounds of the jungle - we really embraced the wild rhythms of the rainforest!

During the afternoon, we unleashed our artistic skills and produced some wild works of art which we've displayed in our school hall, for everyone to enjoy! 

World War 1 Newspaper Reports

For the last few weeks we have been journalists reporting on the war from the frontline!   

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Our Stunning Start

We had a super stunning start to year 6 which began when we were introduced to Liam from the Northampton Saints Foundation. We thought our theme for this term was WW1 so why were we playing rugby? 

 Liam took us on a journey through time and we learnt all about a rugby player who was born in Northampton called Edgar Mobbs. We discovered, in September 1914 that Edgar formed 'The Mobbs' and fought in the First World War. We found how the club came to discover Frank Anderson, the club's first mixed raced player and the story of Jim Baker, the Saints first captain.

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In English we are using War Game as a stimulus for diary writing...

We are using War Game to help us write diary entries in English/

 

The 'lads' have just travelled from Southampton to France. 

After a cramped train journey, they arrive at a vast supplies depot.

The reality of what's about to happen starts to sink in.

New challenges were part of the fun during our trip to the Frontier Centre!

We navigated the high ropes, learnt how to fence and found our way around the maze.