Fantastic Year 5 Memories Assembly

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Year 5 staged a fantastic assembly as we come towards the close of teaching for the summer term at Michael Faraday School. Fittingly the theme for the assembly was all about Year 5 memories, as well as looking towards our hopes for the new school year ahead.

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This has been an incredibly busy term for the two Year 5 classes. The assembly was presented in the format of a TV news broadcast. We had a roving reporter who interviewed various class members about some of the activities that they have successfully completed as Year 5 pupils.

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A recent highlight has been the Michael Faraday Cake Sale. The interviewee explained how the school managed to raise an incredible £216.42 at the event which took place during the summer term. This money has now been presented to a breast cancer charity.

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The Year 5 assembly then acted out a short sketch to explain why we thought it was so important to raise money for this charity. A number of school chefs explained what cakes they were going to bake. We then has some top scientists who are in need of funding to help fight breast cancer.

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The assembly then looked at the incredible contribution that our visiting Chinese friend Yi-Kai has made throughout the whole school during the past year. Yi-Kai has been working incredibly hard helping all pupils understand a little more about the culture of his country.

The Year 5 pupils have particularly enjoyed the regular morning Chinese stretching sessions that Yi-Kai has been leading. We put on a short display of some of the moves that we have been taught during the assembly.

Southwark Splash was the next Year 5 memory to be celebrated. This has been the main focus for the children throughout the entire summer term. This concluded with a wonderful performance on stage at the Royal Festival Hall a couple of weeks ago.

The assembly was treated to a superb rendition of one of the powerful songs from the Love Architects. Plenty of actions were involved. Our friends from other classes were invited to join in.

Finally the Year 5 assembly came to a close by asking all of our friends to think about what they would like to achieve once the new school year starts in September. You can listen to a couple of the pupils explain a little more about their assembly in the recording below.

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