On Tuesday, 28th November, class 5 had a brilliant morning at the Somerset Museum. Children impressed Goeff with their knowledge about the Tudors and took part in fun activities, which included making Tudor roses from sugar icing, quill&ink writing and recreating the portrait of Henry VIII.
Do you remember the TRUE/FALSE quiz about the Tudors? Some of the questions asked by Goeff:
Was Henry the VII the first Tudor monarch? YES/NO
Tudor Rose is made out of two families' emblems - The Lancasters and The Yorks. Y/N
Henry VIII defeated the Spanish Armada. Y/N
Elizabeth I owned more than 2000 dresses. Y/N
Do you know the correct answers to these questions?
Thursday, 9th November
Today at our assembly we sang two carols from different countries.
We were learning the German carol "Stille Nacht" and a Polish one - "Lulajże Jezuniu" .
You can find these songs on youtube and enjoy at home!
Inspirational quotes to live by:
Why fit in
were born to
- Dr Seuss
Whether you think you can or think you can't
- Henry Ford
We learned about the Jewish festival of Passover (Pesach).
We talked about certain types of food eaten at the Seder meal, and the reasons behind it. We made our own Seder plates in an Art lesson.