Monthly Archives: May 2023

Motown music

Year 5 have been studying Motown music this half term and have been busy evaluating various different Motown songs, as well as what each track consists of; they are able to recognise the tempo, pitch and composition of the song ‘Dancing in the Street’ by Martha and the Vandellas.

Drama Skills

Using drama is so important when children are discussing stories. This week, Kestrels have been acting out their ‘flashback’ stories that they have invented whilst reading October, October. They all planned and acted out their stories to each other and came up with some fascinating ideas.

Green Screen Technology – Weather Reports

Year 5 have been looking at how setting a chroma-key such as green can be used for “green screen magic”


They then had a go at creating their own weather reports!