Fire Building and Bread Making

To further understand what it would have been like for Robin Hood and his Merry Men, who lived and survived on what the forest provided, we invited Tom back to show us how to light and fire.

 

We also made bread, out in the woodland area, we wrapped it in foil and cooked it on the…

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Learning Logs - A Weekend in the Forest

This week we asked the children to plan for a weekend in the forest. If they were to live like Robin Hood what would the need to take with them? What would they need to survive?

 

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5B Archery

On Monday we had the great pleasure of working with Rob. He showed us how to load a bow and fire the arrow.

 

We learnt that a longbow is made from Yew Tree.

 

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Pottage with Parents

Year 5 invited parents into class to help them make medieval pottage. Pottage is a vegetable stew. We prepared the vegetables and then added them to the slow cooker. When it was ready we enjoyed the experience of eating outside in our woodland area - just like Robin and his Merry Men would have…

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Learning Logs - Pottage

Here are some examples of our Learning Logs.

 

The children were asked to re-create the medieval pottage recipe, they added foods that they would like.

 

One of us even made it for the family - Well Done 5B!

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Medieval Apple Pies

Year 5 have been putting their baking skills to the test; we all made our very own medieval apple pies. We peeled the apples and stewed them. We made our own pastry following the instructions and then waited patiently while all 60 were baked in the oven.

 

We had a great time and all worked…

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Urgent message received!

Year Five received  an urgent message this morning. After investigating the clues we deduced that the message was sent by Robin Hood. He urgently needs our help to escape the clutches of greedy Sheriff of Nottingham.

The arrival of the message introduced us to our new topic: Heroes and…

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5B Volcano Art

5B have enjoyed creating a volcano picture. We were allowed to used any art materials were had available and any style we have learnt about.

 

Here's what we have so far.

 

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5B GULP

5B were very pleased to welcome back coaches from the Accrington Stanley Trust. Over the next few weeks they will be working with Year 5 to help raise awareness of the dangers of drinking fizzy pop. The session include classroom based learning then a PE activity to consolidate the learning.

We…

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5B Sports Day

We all enjoyed competing in our sports day. We were particularly pleased to return to the Etihad Sports Arena.

 

 

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Athletics 5B

For the next few weeks we have the pleasure of working with an athletics coach.

We have worked on our running technigue and built up our sprint start.

We all had a fantastic time.

 

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