Hockney Class Year: 5 & 6    Teacher: Mr Forster    

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Our Topic this term is
'Off with Her Head'

What sort of man would order the beheading of his wife?

Was she really that bad?

Travel back in time to the 1500s and meet the terrifying Tudors, a domineering dynasty that changed our history.

Discover an opulent court where dancing and singing goes hand in hand with swift falls from favour - and even swifter falling of heads!

Develop your painting skills in miniature, solve riddles and remember to protect your precious neck with a large white ruff - if you want to survive at Tudor court!

Flex your detective muscles and become a criminal investigator! Will you find out the facts, or will the evidence from the past bemuse you? How will you find the accused... innocent or guilty?

It's your turn to take part in one of the most famous trials the world has ever known!

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As part of English, the children have been looking at and writing riddles about every day Tudor items.

Today the children got the chance to perform their riddles to King Henry VIII.

A huge thank you to Thomas for playing the part! Well done all!


This term as part of PE, Hockney class are learning about Lacrosse.

The children are developing their skills on picking up the ball, throwing and passing using their stick. Well done all involved!

Happiness Boxes

Hockney class have had a wonderful start back at school.

Here are most of the children showing off their happiness boxes that they filled up at home during the summer holidays. The children took it in turns to show their box, talking about the items inside that made them feel happy.

The other children then asked them a range of questions about these items.