Hockney Class Year: 5 & 6    Teacher: Mr Forster

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Our Topic this term is
'Frozen Kingdom'

Welcome to the planet's coldest lands... vast wilds, hostile territories, incredibly beautiful yet often deadly. Take shelter from the elements or fall prey to icy winds and deepest chill. Trek bravely and valiantly across treacherous terrain to the ends of the Earth, treading deep in snow or pulled by a team of mighty sled dogs.

Be alert, for magnificent mammals roam these lands, sometimes hungry or fresh for a fight. Perhaps a hungry polar bear or an artic fox; hunting rodents and swift as the wind!

Research facts and figures of climate, temperature, habitats and eco-systems and compose evocative poems about the Northern Lights.

Become part of an Antarctic rescue team, braving the elements to rescue terrified passengers from a ship struck by a deadly berg that hides deep beneath the Antarctic Ocean.

So wrap up well everyone and settle by the fire. I'm just going outside and may be some time...

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Knex Challenge:

Hockney class continued their fun week, by having the all important Knex challenge on Wednesday.

The children were set the task of building a children's playground, which could also cater for disabled children's needs.

The children worked really hard in pairs, showing some excellent teamwork skills. The eventual winners, fighting off stiff competition, were Jaydon and Maddie, who have been chosen to represent Pillowell School in the Gloucestershire Schools final on April 25th!

Well done everyone!

Science Forest Walk:

On Friday, Hockney class took to the Forest in search of living things and their habitats as part of their Science topic this term with Mr Wildin.

The children had a fantastic time, even managing to spot several Wild Boar at long distance!

Great work all!