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On Thursday 23rd March Year 5 went to Milestones Museum to reinforce their learning about WW2. They learnt what life was like on the Home Front - the roles of ARP Wardens, volunteer nurses and shopkeepers who were required to enforce rationing. They visited the 1940s sweet shop for their weekly ration and had time to explore the rest of the museum. Fantastic knowledge from all when asnwering questions
On Monday 6th March Year 5 went up to Denefield School for a languages morning. One group tried German whilst the other group learnt about the Hungry Caterpillar in French. Amazing attitudes and engagement by all!!
Year 5 were evacuated on Monday 23rd January - they experienced life in a World War Two school including military drill, cookery, arithmetic, handwriting as well as trying spam and corned beef!
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On 7th & 8th July Year 5 had a brilliant two days, on the River Thames, at the Wokingham Waterside Centre. They enjoyed lots of different water activities including: dragon boats, raft building, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding and team games. Great fun had by all!
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On Thursday 16th June Year 5 attended a brilliant Design and Technology workshop at Pangbourne College. They design and made a watch. This involved drawing the design, using tools to cut, file and polish the watch mount and then decorating it. Everyone produced a fantastic watch which they took home with them. The children were a real credit to Long Lane, a thoroughly enjoyable day for all.
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On Monday 13th June Year 5 and 6 had an ancient visitor - they travelled back in time to the Egyptian and Greek periods.
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On 31st March Year 5 had a fun morning at Denefield School on an Easter Egg Hunt. They worked in teams with support from two or three Denefield pupils to do activities located around the school and collect eggs.
The activities included: bench ball, netball, geography quiz, egg drop, building a tower out of spaghetti and marshmallows, decorating biscuits and many more.
The hunt was won by the team with the most Easter eggs - there was a draw as 3 teams had collected 21 eggs!!
It was a great way for the Year 5s to explore Denefield School and to meet up with ex Long Lane pupils.
On Tuesday 15th March Year 5 had a fantastic trip to Milestones Museum. They really enjoyed learning more about WW2. The highlight of the day was using ration books to purchase old fashioned sweets from the sweet shop.
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It's Tuesday 25th January 1940 and Year 5 have been evacuated. They travelled by train to their new home and met their teacher.
Life is very different for them being away from home and food is rationed. They were lucky to have some tinned spam and corned beef to share. The local land girl, from the village, taught them how to make tasty cakes using carrots.
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On 21st & 22nd June Year 5 had an amazing two days, on the River Thames, at the Wokingham Waterside Centre. They enjoyed lots of different water activities including: dragon boats, raft building, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding and team games. It was brilliant to see everyone supporting each other and challenging themselves.
On Monday 24th May, the children in Year 5 & 6 were visited by a man from Ancient Greece. They learnt a lot about the city states of Athens and Sparta as well as Greek soldiers and the Olympics.
On Monday 29th March, the children in Year 5 & 6 experienced what it was like to be an evacuee in WWII. They travelled to their destination and met their new teacher. At lunchtime they ate their rations which included spam. The girls had sewing lessons whilst the boys studied technical drawing. Skipping was the favourite activity during breaktime.
On Wednesday 4th March Years 5 & 6 visited Reading Museum as part of their Victorian Topic. They looked round the museum and had a very interesting talk about the Huntley & Palmer Biscuit factory, the impact it had on Reading and the life of a factory worker. They did the Victorian trail outside the museum looking at the architecture of Reading Town Hall, statues, the cemetery and Forbury Gardens. A brilliant day had by all.
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On Monday 2nd March Years 5 & 6 spent the whole day as Victorian Children. They tried tasteless gruel, did drill in PE, drew objects from nature, practised sewing and stitching, sang the National Anthem and learned about the British Empire. Anyone making a mistake or not following instructions had to stand facing the wall wearing the dunce's hat!!
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