To enhance our learning in geography, a special visitor came into school to do a full day workshop all about Brazil. The children learnt lots of new facts whilst also recapping some they already knew. The children did this through dance, drama and song. A great day was had by all!
In our music lessons, the children are beginning to learn how to play the recorder. They are using their previously learnt knowledge of notation and applying this to playing the different notes on their new instrument. The children are working hard to ensure their fingers are correctly placed to achieve the right note and sound.
Linking into our work to do with South America, the children in Year 5 have had the opportunity to work with a visitor who is teaching them a carnival dance. The children so far have worked well to learn parts of a dance and add to this with their own beats of 8. The children are enjoying being creative and moving to the music! We can’t wait to see the end product!