In year 5 this term we have begun reading our new class book, The Wolves of Willoughby chase. So far, the children have worked in small groups to retell the beginning of the story using drama. Everyone in the class thoroughly enjoyed getting into character and re-enacting part of the story. During the coming weeks we will be continuing to explore the novel in greater depth, and later in the term we will write a narrative based on the book.
During the last half term in Year 5 we have been learning all about the Jesuit Virtues of being eloquent and truthful. We have discussed how important it is to always speak well of others and ourselves, as this is what God wants us to do. We talked about how sometimes being truthful wasn’t always easy, but it is the right thing to do. Drama helped us to understand these virtues and we acted out some scenarios we had written ourselves, in the prayer garden. As you can see we really enjoyed taking our learning outside, whilst learning about the importance of being eloquent and truthful.