On Thursday the 24th May Year 6 were stranded! They were all on holiday when their ship crashed into a desert island! They were all set for a holiday, armed with suncream and shorts! They set about the Caribbean island making a shelter for the night to come. Once they’d prepared everything, they started to have some fun!
They started off the day by creating a Caribbean style lei (a flowery accessory), they folded up some tissue paper and cut it into shape, then they unfolded it and threaded it onto a string; to give the tissue paper flower a more carribean look they scrunched it up a bit. Once they’d threaded a flower on, they would also thread on some straw to separate that flower from the next one.
Then, when they’d finished, they moved on to drawing fruit. Each piece of fruit had been cut in two, so that the year 6’s could draw the inside of the fruit, because each one had such a lovely pattern. Everyone drew different fruits, some drew kiwis, others drew dragon fruits, but once finished, they had a whole collection of fruity art!
After a short break the year 6’s decided to get into groups and design a fruity drink, it was a bit like The Apprentice. They had to choose a project manager and a group name, then they were given their task. Some of the group had to design the package, and the other half had to create the drink. Afterwards they went outside onto the field and sang Caribbean songs!
During Lunchtime Lord Hughes and his assistant Mrs Dirks marked the drinks. Then after the Year 6’s had sang their songs they announced the results. . . In 1st place, with 30 points, was; Lovable Tropical! There was a huge celebration and everyone cheered for their team!
Soon afterwards their was a hoola hooping competition, followed by a game of limbo! The winner of limbo was Jo-Kai, and Laura championed the hoola hoops!
Then everyone settled down to a feast of exotic fruits, there was coconut, Pineapple, Mango, Dragon fruit, Orange, Melon, Kiwi and Pomegranate! Yum, Yum!
Once everyone was full, they sat around the campfire, while a few of them went to bed in the shelter they’d helped make earlier. Gradually more and more people went to bed and had a good nights sleep, everyone dreamt of being rescued and going home, and sleeping in their own warm, cosy beds!
By Emily, Y6D
On friday 30th March, Swanmore primary are having an exciting Charity day to raise money for 3 different charities – Canine Partners, Smile 4 Wessex and UNICEF.
Each year group are doing their own sponsored event, and each child is getting their own sponsor (their familys). The money will go to the 3 chosen charities.
All the children from Swanmore Primary are wearing their own clothes backwards, it is totally BONKERS!.
And that’s not all, the teachers do epic forfeits. And last year our head teacher had to wax his legs in front of the entire school (it was painful!) because we rasied over £1,000. Can we raise more this year?
By Eloisa, Charlotte, Jasmine and Aliyah
Tomorrow is Invaders Day in Y5. I’m so looking forward to seeing everyone in their costumes.
I’m also really keen to see how good the Roman shields look when used in formation.
Come back soon to see and hear more about Invaders Day.