English

23Apr2021

This week in our Forest School the children were asked to create limericks or nonsense poetry about Owls, and then share them in a variety of ways. Before going outside, we read the Owl and the Pussycat and some of Edward Lear’s owl based limericks and discussed the humour often found in this type o

26Mar2021

In English, we have been looking at using an apostrophe for possession. The classes have spent time learning how to use an apostrophe to show that something belongs to a singular or plural noun. They have had the opportunity to identify when and why an apostrophe has been used and have written some

12Mar2021

The children have had so much fun in their first week back at school.  This week we introduced our new English text – Meerkat Mail.  It all started with a safari hunt around the school field.  Everyone made a safari name badge and some children even chose to make some binoculars in their choosing

12Mar2021

This week, Year 6 have been intrigued by their new English book ‘Varmints.’ Often, people feel that picture books are for younger children, but this is definitely not the case. There is so much inference that can be gained from this book and the children have enjoyed making predictions about the cha

18Jan2021

The government has announced that they have teamed up with a number of authors to offer an online library of books. Each week, a new author will be the focus and one of their books will be released online as a free book with several reading and writing activities linked to the book. This week the au