As part of our computing lesson, Kestrels we’re learning about how to safely search the internet as well as how search engines rank results and targeted advertisements may be used.
Last week we looked at Skihism and Sewa (helping) in the Gurdwara, specifically the langar (free kitchen).
Today Year 5 continued their RE looking at Sharing and Being Generous.
They started by looking at Humanists and how they show generosity and the various ways they can show it:
helping the homeless
opening soup kitchens
A Rabbi called Moses Maimonides set out a ladder to show the best way to share and be generous (tzedakah).
Kestrel’s have been working very hard on their diary entries this week. We have focussed a lot on writing to express and on the skills needed to accomplish this.
Kestrels had a very exciting visit from our school chicks. The children were very excited to hold and stroke them ( very very carefully
Year 5 took the opportunity to choose library books, and spend some time reading for pleasure this afternoon.
As part of our computing learning journey, year 5 have been exploring how websites are ranked by creating our own webpages.
As part of Kestrel’s class assembly this morning, we discussed mental health and the children sorted words and phrases into a venn diagram to show whether they thought they belonged to mental health, physical health or both. This led to some very mature and interesting discussions about the links between physical and mental health.
This week in art, Kestrels have been preparing and planning their paintings ready for next week.
In science, Kestrels were exploring how gravitational pull affects different objects. We conducted an experiment to see if objects with different masses would hit the ground before those with a lower mass or size.IMG_0345
This week, year 5 were learning about, and identifying different noun types including common, proper, abstract and collective.