Thursday, 22 June 2017

Rise of the machines ...

What could be happening to the rainforest?

How will this effect the animals?

Will it effect anyone else? (Explain how and why)

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Monday, 19 June 2017

King of the jungle


Imagine you are an explorer deep in the heart of the Amazon rainforest. 
Write a diary entry based on the events that happened on just one the days you are there.

Remember to use your senses to describe the environment.

Friday, 16 June 2017

Carry on camping


We have just come back from our residential.
Tell the rest of the school what we did there.

What activities were there?
What did you enjoy the most?
Did you overcome any fears?

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

We're all going to the zoo ...

You have £38 to spend on tickets at London Zoo.

1. How many adults and children can you buy tickets for?
2. How many teachers and students can you buy tickets for?

Remember, there is more than one right answer to each question. Think of all the different combinations you could have for each question.

Monday, 12 June 2017

Trouble in paradise

What do you think these animals (howler monkey, sloth, tapir, parrot and blue morpho butterfly) thought  and said when they heard what the toucans had said?

Remember to think about the characters of each of the animals and how this might effect their thoughts and speech.

Saturday, 10 June 2017

KS2 Maths Challenge: No 4

The pages in this pupil's book are numbered from 1.

The page numbers have a total of 555 digits.

How many pages has the book?
How many of the digits are a 5?

Friday, 9 June 2017

Zoo - investigate the characters


This term we will be reading Zoo by Anthony Browne.
What can you tell about the personalities of the four main characters from looking at their pictures above?

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Tropical quiz


Looking at a map of the world, think about where rainforests are located. 
Why do you think all the Earth's rainforests are in these areas?
What might the climate and the temperature be like?
Why are rainforests so green?

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Singing your praises

Year 5 have filled their lungs and begun singing for our school play.
Those who want to practise at home can find the songs here.

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Life as a Victorian

Using your knowledge of the experience at the Ragged School, explain what life would be like as a Victorian child.

Sunday, 4 June 2017

Tales from toucans


What do you think has happened? 
What awful news have the toucans brought to the other animals in the forest?

Monday, 22 May 2017

Take the biscuit

Miss Scarlett went to the local shop and spent exactly £5 on a mixture of Rich Tea and Jammy Dodgers.

How many of each did she buy?

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Runaway story


'If he tried to leave the men would find him and take him back to Nick, Jim was sure of it. There was no escape, ever.

But Jim did try to escape one night. He had been living with Nick nearly a year before his chance came.' (p.138)

Complete this section of the book Street Child. What might happen next?

Write it in a similar style to how the story has been written so far.

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Rambashi's recipes


We've now made two of the delicious dishes available at Rambashi's Jungle Grill. Think back to the menu you designed. Which of the courses would you choose to add to Rambashi's recipe book?
Can you write out the recipe so we can try making it?

Don't forget to include a list of ingredients with the quantities you would need and a clear, step-by-step method. How about serving suggestions at the end?