Thank you to Zarina, Sophie, Bobby (even though you couldn’t speak, for a change! ha), Hubert, Danny and Lilly (even though it didn’t quite work for you!) for joining our Crew check in, as well as all your little brothers :), it was so lovely to see you all.
Also, thanks to Oscar, L, Stevie and Rebecca for getting in touch to apologise for their absence. I know some of you tried to get on but couldn’t connect (others too engrossed in their Spanish work!). Hope to see you next Tuesday. We missed you!
Our check in was ‘what do you most miss whilst in lock down?’ Answers ranged from football, fast food, friends to school.
We all have been doing P.E with Joe Wicks every morning which is great to hear. I can barely walk up the stairs anymore!
We played our favourite Crew game of stop the bus. Hubert was the victor! Taking the crown from Zarina.
I have set a challenge for next week for Crew SHA:bake or cook something and take a picture of it and send it to me via email or attach it to Google classroom.
We are going to do our Crew check-in every week on a Tuesday at 10:30, please make sure the rest of you get involved!
This week in XBlock Drama Year 7 have been working on their use of characterisation skills. The task in today’s lesson was to create still images of traditional children stories such as Goldilocks and the Three Bears. The students worked hard to create images that were interesting and realistic. I was really impressed with the craftsmanship and quality of their work!
Crew EJN and SHA joined forces on Thursday to watch the stories on this weeks episode of Newsround.
We discussed the following:
New rules that Instagram have put in place about advertising dieting products. The pupils agreed with this rule and discussed positive body image and how social media can affect the way you feel about yourself.
We spoke about Mrs Hannam’s favourite topic (not) … Brexit and our Prime Minister Boris Johnson. He has been asked to come up with a new Brexit solution before the end of September.
Burger Kings decision to stop giving plastic toys out with their kids meals. The pupils agreed that this was a good idea and would help to reduce the use of plastic and help the environment.
A swimmer called Sarah Thomas who swam for 54 hours (non stop!) for a total of 130 miles! Students said that she was extremely brave and showed lots of courage.
It was lovely to spend time together as crews and will look into joining forces again to discuss what is happening in the world.