Secret Gardens in Year 5

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Year 5 had a busy Easter holiday and created projects based on this terms book, ‘A Secret Garden’ by Frances Hodgson-Burnett. We were extremely impressed with the effort all the children put in and there were a variety of  interpretations of the classic novel. Some children created their own secret gardens in trays by planting plants and seeds, creating doors and swings out of twigs and making little paths from pebbles.  Other children, made their own recipe books based on 19th century cooking, gardening instructions, Diaries for Mary Lennox and Dicken, posters of the novel and biographies  of the author herself.  The creativity and imagination in Year 5 has blown us away! Here are a few examples