Y5/6: What has ‘Tinga Tinga Tales’ got to do with science? (Part 1)

Before we reveal what our science focus is, what do you think links these pictures (hover over them for additional information). What strategies will you use, and what resources will you need to start making links between them? What will you do if you find a word that you don’t understand? What information or knowledge do you already have that might help?


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Care and Achieve – LSAs lead change

This academic year our LSAs are leading a project of change. Each project is designed to develop pupil independence in different ways. Over the year the LSAs have created posters as part of their project plan and shared these with a widening audience. We have been asked to share them at a forthcoming Learning Network Event hosted by The Centre of Excellence for Social Learning.

Why is pupil independence so important to learning and how does this develop life long learners?


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Music: ‘Ode to Joy’, Beethoven

Mr Fisher shared this video with us today, then years 5 and 6 began learning how to play it on their instruments. We’re not quite up to the standard of the musicians in the video yet, but you have to start somewhere…

Which instruments can you see/hear?

Can you work out the BPM?

Mr Fisher also asked if you could make a graph of this piece of music? What could he mean? Is anyone willing to have a ‘can do’ attitude and give it a go?

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