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Sensational newspaper reports – Holes

In English, Rowan Class have been looking at the escape scene from Holes. We looked at the different ways that the press would have covered it and decided to try and write some sensationalist articles. The tone would be either … Continue reading

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French Fashion Show 2017

Aujourd’hui, l’année 6 a tenu son défilé de mode français annuel. Le thème de cette année était les drapeaux africains et les enfants vêtus des couleurs du drapeau d’un pays africain. Beaucoup de pays étaient représentés, mais le plus populaire … Continue reading

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African Printing

In art, Rowan Class have been looking at African patterns as we are learning about Uganda. The first thing we did was practise printing, as most of us didn’t know how to do this. We got into groups and worked … Continue reading

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Father of the bride’s speech – La Maison en Petits Cubes

In English, we have been studying the Oscar winning animated short, La Maison en Petits Cubes. We sequenced the film and then looked carefully at the wedding of the man’s daughter. We decided to write the father of the bride’s … Continue reading

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Rowan Class hakas

In dance we are following the unit, ‘World of Sport.’ This involves the children creating their own hakas. The children looked at footage of how the New Zealand rugby team has developed their own haka and also some of the … Continue reading

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Additional stanzas in the style of Timothy Winters by Charles Causley

Since the start of this term we have been looking at the poetry of Charles Causley. Last week, the class produced some excellent homework where they researched the life of Causley. This week, the children have been looking carefully at … Continue reading

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