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Upton Junior School

Upton Junior School

One Childhood - One Chance

Y5 2020-21

 

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  • 24/11/20

    5G's Winter Outdoor Decorations

    It's starting to feel a little bit cold and wintery which can only mean that the magical time of year is just around the corner! In preparation to make the school even more brighter and beautiful, 5G have decorated willow stars which will hang in splendour on our trees outside! They ha...
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  • 20/11/20

    Oracle Bones in 5R

    5R turned their hand at "divination" this week, making oracle bones out of clay to predict the future. This ancient practice dates back to the Shang Dynasty, where priests (or oracles) would inscribe messages or questions onto "dragon bones" and then heat them; as they cracked, t...
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  • 17/11/20

    Jungle Dioramas in 5G!

    As a creative start to a writing activity, 5G re-created a scene from our focus text "The Firework Maker's Daughter." It is a tense scene where Lila (the central character) decides to journey along a river with a band of misfits! We used tabs to make our work 3D, and applied a ran...
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  • 13/11/20

    5R Drama - The Firework Maker's Daughter

    Having spent the week working on a playscript, 5R got the chance to act it out in their groups today. Here is one group, acting out the moment in Chapter 2 when Lila turns around to find herself surrounded by a group of fierce pirates. 
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  • 13/11/20

    5R Chinese Block Printing

    Inspired by the block printing methods of ancient Chinese artists, 5R had a go at block printing themselves. The examples in the picture above are from Kaiya, Amelia and Chinar. 
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  • 12/11/20

    5G Remembers...

    To commemorate soldiers, past and present, 5G created a piece of art this afternoon. Against a backdrop of a watercolour sunset, the children created a silhouette foreground of soldiers on No Man's Land. It is important for us to reflect and remember those who gave their lives for the future we...
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  • 11/11/20

    5B Silhouette Art

    As part of our commemoration of Armistice Day, 5B created their own silhouette art.
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  • 06/11/20

    5R hold a debate

    We live in a world where we communicate with others all the time. Debating is a more formal way of communicating. It builds confidence and self-esteem in people. If we can speak publicly and convey our ideas and thoughts coherently and passionately, we have a valuable tool that can aid us in ou...
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  • 06/11/20

    Our New English Text

    5Y have started reading The Firework Maker's Daughter.
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Upton Junior School
Edge End Road
Broadstairs
Kent
CT10 2AH

(01843) 861393