Category Archives: Morpurgo

Stargazers in Year 5

This term in Morpurgo class we have been learning about space. Our topic ‘Stargazers’ has allowed us to explore our surrounding Solar System as well as the vast unknown areas beyond that. We have done lots of Science investigations and pieces of writing linked to this topic and below you will find some samples of our work from this term. Let us know in
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Break Out!

Today we bring you new updates from the Morpurgo classroom. On Wednesday afternoon we were excited to see a small crack in one of the eggs. Then on Thursday 8th March, all of Morpurgo class were delighted to see the first of the newly hatched chicks waiting for us in the incubator. To get out of the egg, the chicks have to use their
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Chicks in Morpurgo

This week in Morpurgo class we are watching lots of growing. When we came into school on Monday we discovered that the seeds we planted in week 1 had all grown a lot over the snow days. Our peas, cress and spinach are nearly ready to be eaten! We have to make sure we water them a little bit each day and put them
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Australia Day

On the 26th of January, Morpurgo class celebrated Australia day. Our teacher, Miss Price, made Anzac biscuits for us to try and they were absolutely delicious. The whole class loved them. They were made out of golden syrup, oats, coconut, flour and baking soda. In the morning we played footy (AFL= Australian Football League) and it was very fun. We went out on the
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Tower of London

On Tuesday 5th December, Morpurgo class went on a trip to the Tower of London. We had a wonderful visit, splitting into small groups to explore inside and around the 21 different towers that make up the site. Groups were particularly excited to visit the Crown Jewels where the Cullinan and Koh-I-Nur Diamonds are kept. In term 1 we studied these exquisite gems and
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Harvest Song

To celebrate harvest, the Year 5 Morpurgo class created new lyrics and choreography for one of their favourite songs. ‘Get Back Up Again’ soon became ‘Grow Back Up Again’, as each group designed a verse for the song, based on harvest. Oumou and Mufaro took on the challenge of designing the chorus choreography and created an energetic, well thought out combination of moves. This
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Silk River Project

On the 20th of September, all of the DBCPS Year 5 students had the opportunity to be involved in the Silk River project. The project explores the unique relationship between London and Kolkata through a year’s artistic exchange between communities along the Thames Estuary and Hooghly River. A group of walkers have been making their way along the Thames, and their path took them
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