English

28Feb2020

Year 4 have loved starting to read their new book- I am Henry Finch- in English this week. We have considered how the main character is feeling at different points in the story. Today, we have demonstrated our understanding of this through drama. Everyone in the class had the opportunity to act out

28Feb2020

Obnoxious. Irritating. Vermin. three words used to describe the title of Year Six’s new book: Varmints. This week the Year 6 teachers have launched the book and the children have watched a book trailer and started to think about the main themes and characters. They were surprised to discover that it

27Feb2020

In English this term, Year 3 are reading The Iron Man by Ted Hughes. Today, they listened to the opening of the story and used clues about his appearance to create their own models. They worked successfully in teams and described their creations to the class.   UNICEF Article 12: We all have th

26Feb2020

This half term in English, Year 5 are going to be studying ‘Holes’ by Louis Sachar. Over the course of this week, the children have enjoyed introductory activities to the book. To begin with, they looked at different versions of the front cover and predicted what the book may be about. We then read

4Feb2020

The children in Year 2 have enjoyed reading and writing instructions.  They read instructions about how to build a snowman and then tried to draw their own.  They also read the book ‘Silly Billy’ by Anthony Browne about a boy who uses worry dolls to help him get to sleep.  The children made their

21Jan2020

This term our class text is The Princess and the Pea.  The children made a crown for the prince. They had to pretend to be the prince saying what he had a lot of but also showing his sadness at not being able to find a real princess to be his wife. The children have also enjoyed listening to a vari

19Jan2020

We are absolutely gripped by our new book – When The Mountains Roared! Here we are recording our VLOGS about how we abandoned home in Australia and fled to India! Article 28 – We all have the right to a good quality education.

13Jan2020

The children in year 5 have completed activities to introduce the new English text, ‘The Explorer’ by Katherine Rundell. To begin the unit of work, the children made predictions about the book based on different versions of the front cover. After reading the blurb, they then amended their prediction

12Jan2020

The children in Year 2 have enjoyed reading a selection of books by the author Anthony Browne.  Last week they listened to the stories ‘Changes ‘, Willy the Wimp’ and ‘Things I Like’. They discussed each story and recorded their own opinion, giving a reason for their choice.  They will be reading

10Jan2020

This half-term, Year 6 will be looking at the book Skellig by David Almond. This week, they have been introduced to the text and have looked at the different front covers and what this reveals about the story. It has left them with lots of questions, which they are looking forward to answering as th