This afternoon we have played the Anglo Saxon game Hnefatafl. The children said it was very strategic but a lot of fun.
we debated whether progress is always good. There were lots of excellent arguments and reasons used. Certainly a good sign for the discussion text we are writing on the same question.
This afternoon, in science, we learnt about the effects of old age and then researched and produced posters on how to counteract them.
The children said that, 'We need to start taking care of our bones now so that they are good later on.' and that, 'It is Important to keep our body healthy so that we can still do the things we like in old age.'
We have been learning about a poem called 'The Ocean's Blanket' by Carol Anne Duffy as part of our Destruction topic in English. Here are some of the pumas reciting the poem.
This week we've been learning about leadership in LORIC. We discussed leadership skills, worked in teams to build egg-rockets (before launching them), played a game called marble run, and thought about how leaders communicate through leading each other through mazes,