Class 4's Precepts

Class 4's Precepts

We are thoroughly enjoying our novel for this half term, 'Wonder' written by R.J. Palacio. In the book, one of the teachers at the school encourages the children to consider a monthly precept. His September precept is:

'When given the choice between being right or being…

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Raving Reporters

Raving Reporters

We thoroughly enjoyed our drama session on Friday where we rehearsed and performed a television advert based on our English novel, Sky Hawk. We worked in groups to act out our predictions for Callum, one of the main characters in the book, and whether he would reveal the…

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English

Billy’s Bucket

In English, we have been looking at the story of ‘Billy’s Bucket.’ We imagined that we were stuck in Billy’s bucket and needed rescuing. We wrote a message in a bottle to throw out of the bucket.

When Billy looked in his bucket, he went under the sea. We all saw different…

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Speech Punctuation

Speech Punctuation

In our grammar learning today, we revised how to accurately punctuate speech, We were required to identify where crucial elements had been omitted and correct this accordingly within different sentences. We were looking out for inverted commas, full stops, questions marks,…

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Researching Osprey

Researching Osprey

In Class 4, we are enjoying reading the novel 'Skyhawk' written by Gill Lewis. As part of our English learning, we are challenging ourselves to write

non-chronological reports which aim to provide many interesting facts about the Osprey.

Today, we used the ipads and…

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Class 2 - Library Visit

Library Visit

Today we visited the school library. We looked around at the books and read some to a friend. Some of us even got to sit on the special beanbags! We chose ‘The Witches’ by Roald Dahl as our class book. We have enjoyed reading chapter one at home time. We can’t wait to read chapter…

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Elephant Art

Elephant Art Work

Linking to our English book 'The Firework Maker's Daughter,' in Art we produced some amazing elephant watercolour art. We are very proud of our wonderful work! 

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Mapping for writing

Street Child

 

To launch the start of our new class novel, Street Child, we read the first chapter and then created a visualisation map of the room in which Jim Jarvis and his family live in. We decided upon the items that the family would have in the room and placed them within the…

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Year 6 Buddies

Buddies

Class 1 loved meeting their Year 6 Buddies for the first time. The Year 6 children were so mature and nurturing towards the new children and it was a real pleasure to see and hear the buzz about reading together. Class 1 can't wait for Friday's play time now!

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English

Research on the Romans

In English, the children collected research from a range of different sources. We used books, the internet and fact files. Our research will help us create fact files on how the Romans lived. 

Take a closer look at our photos in our photo gallery!

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Performance Poetry

 

Class 2 have had a great morning today. We have been learning road safety poems and performing them to the rest of the class. 

 

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English

Research

In English today we used the laptop to conduct research on different areas of the Stone Age. In pairs, the children researched;

  • Cave paintings
  • Hunting
  • The importance of fire
  • Daily life
  • Weapons
  • Eating habits
  • Stonehenge
  • Burials

In their English books, they…

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