This week listen to Orinoco class talking about Chinese New Year. Then they sing a Happy New Year song in Chinese and ask each other about their Chinese Zodiac animal.
The children then read the poem Attack of the Vegetables by Gareth Lancaster and talk about artists Gustav Klimt and Claude Monet. At the end you can hear Ms Saeed’s song choice for this week’s Desert Island Disc feature.
Music this week: Attack of the Killer Tomatoes – Theme song These Days – Nico
Listen to Volga class (year 5) talk about astronaut Tim Peake’s launch into space and hear real audio of the launch. The students also talk about life in space, they make a poem from a newspaper page (Beat Box Cat), talk about their typical Christmas and play Repeat at Home: Artists where they try to draw a famous work of art based on someone’s description of it. (See the paintings here and here). Finally, listen to Mr Farrow’s song choice if he was stuck on a Desert Island.
Featured music this week: Cool For Cats by Squeeze Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) by Darlene Love