Next term we will be learning about Paris. Over the holidays, see what you can find out about this city and post it below. Some questions to consider…
- Which country is it in?
- What language do they speak?
- What famous landmarks are there?
- Are any famous sports events held there?
- What is Paris famous for?
I can’t wait to see what you find out!
Today is International Women’s Day, which celebrates the achievements of women around the world.
The day is being marked with parades, speeches and special events.
It is held on 8 March every year and also aims to highlight the importance of men and women being equal.
Which woman inspires you and why? It can be someone famous or someone from your life who you think is great.
Our class song for ‘Sing Up’ is Hall of Fame by The Script. Practice the song at home – we can be the best!
5W were asked to write a book review for a text of their choice. Click on the links to see our amazing work!
Which features of a book review can you spot? Which book most interests you from these reviews? Why? Do you have another book you’d like to recommend?
Look out for some of these in the next few newsletters!
Tuesday 6th February marked the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act – this allowed some women to vote in the UK, when previously none could vote. This basic human right had been kept from women by a sexist system – the women who protested this were known as the suffragettes.
Watch this great Newsround animation on two suffragettes, read the information below then answer these questions.
- Who was Emmeline Pankhurst?
- Who was Millicent Fawcett?
- Why have the video makers depicted these women as superheroes?
- From reading the text, how did the Representation of People Act 1918 help men, as well as women?
Bonus Questions – Research using the internet/reading – 5 house points if you answer these and the previous 4 questions correctly.
- Which country was the first to allow women to vote?
- Who was Emily Davison?
This week ( beginning Monday 5th February) will be Internet Safety Week. As part of online safety, we at Clapham Manor would like you (children and parent/carers) to know what we, the staff, do to protect and promote online safety in and out of school.
Please take a moment to click the link below and read through our guidance: Online Safety at Clapham Manor
Last Friday Year 5 travelled back in time when they visited the Ancient Greek galleries at the British Museum. As well as learning how to spot different Greek Gods on the ancient pots, they had the chance to create their own monster! On Friday 26th 5W also had ‘Ancient Greek Day’ where they worked in groups to create some art, as well as working together in the Food Lab to create some traditional Greek food.
What has been your favourite part of studying the Ancient Greeks? Why?
Your homework is to research a Greek God from our story and present your findings in an interesting way! Due in on Monday 22nd January.
The websites below might help you…