Summer 1 Week 4

We have had a productive few weeks so far this half term
5C have been thoroughly immersed in our fiction book Oranges in No Man’s Land, which we have been focusing on this half term.They have impressed us with their understanding of how the relationships between characters change during a time of war.The children have responded sensitively to the difficult situations the characters face within the book and offered encouraging words of advice.They are creating fantastic writing on this book, including diary entries as well as writing the story again from the perspective of a different character.The children have been ensuring they include modal verbs in their writing during this unit as well as learning the difference between direct and reported speech.
Every child in 5C successfully made their own bread roll! This was a result of hard work, clearly allocated roles within teams and working quickly with limited time!!The children put enormous effort into their kneading, mixing …

Alton Castle

Day 1:

After a bright and early start, our first stop was the Staffordshire Regiment Museum.

 A huge thank you to the volunteers who do not normally work on a Monday, but who came in especially for us.  The museum staff had worked hard to make the visit particularly meaningful for the children and told us numerous facts about Harpenden and London boroughs during the war.

We tried on various British WWII uniforms: