Arts Week in Year 6 has been taken over by all things Firebird. We have acted, drawn, written, danced, listened to and engaged fantastically with the story of hope and transformation.
This all culminated with the carnival parade through the learning streets this afternoon – Year 6 were looking simply resplendent in their headwear.
Children have also written wonderful prologues to the story – answering the question, what made Kastchei do such evil things? Some excerpts can be found below:
A single, dark, looming tower rose into the dark expanse of the sky in the center of a decaying forest. No other living presence dared go there, and even stars winked out of the sky above in fear. This was the land of Kastchei, a sinister sorcerer: immortal and powerful. Proud of his sorcery, Kastchei captured every living thing in the forest and bent them all to his will. Here in the forest devoid of life, Kastchei was free to do all he wished.
Kastchei’s childhood was a tragedy but an important tale before his heart was taken over. Born into a poor family who loved him very much, he spent most of his time alone in the very wood that would later become his sinister lair.
When he was younger, he never knew, but now he did. They didn’t want him. They thought that he was inferior. This made him infuriated so he set out to find them and give them the revenge that they deserved. Them, and all of the other people who had neglected him before.
Well done also the netball teams who came joint 2nd (A) and 3rd (B) in their recent tournament.
- We begin our project on Population, with a focus on Australia
- We begin to look into the fascinating world of DNA (as well as forgotten/overlooked heroes)
- Multiplication in Maths