Today, children across Year 4 and 5 took part in an OpenBox
Theatre Workshop, based on the Egyptians. Workshop team (Ken and Alma) explored life in Ancient Egypt with the children… recapping the learning from our History work before providing children with a chance to take part in daily life back in Egyptian times.
Children were given the opportunity to dress up in Ancient Egyptian outfits while learning about the Egyptians. Covering topics such as oatmeal-deodorant, dung beetles, Ra and even animal-fat-perfume, children were enthralled by the many topics covered by the OpenBox team!
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As part of their work on the Egyptians, Year 4 and 5 took part in an archaeology lesson. Children located artefacts hidden within the sand, identified what they thought these items were used for during Ancient Egyptian times…
Some children made their way into imaginary tombs to discover hieroglyphic paintings, while their classmates used laptops to research the objects that they had discovered…
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This afternoon, children from year 3 – 6 attended a cluster school’s Maths competition, working with their friends form other year groups to solve a range
of tricky problems.
Racing against time, pupils had to solve a variety of mathematical challenges on a whole host of different puzzle, logic and calculation tasks.
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This morning, children from across Year 4 (under the careful guidance of Mr Burt) gave an assembly about their adventure to Minstead recently. The children recounted how they had journeyed into the foggy New Forest, hurdling the Ditch of Doom and the group’s encounters with donkeys,
Others told the school about their nature name necklaces (with their Latin names) and recalled the singing, dancing and passing of the great Thenga stick – much to the delight of the watching classes from the rest of the school!
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