This week Class One have been reading the story 'Oliver's Vegetables' by the author Vivian French. We used our writing 'VIPERS' to predict what we think might happen in the story. We were surprised to receive a letter from Oliver to ask for our help to write a shopping list for all the vegetable…
The Boy Who Grew Dragons
Class 3 have been enjoying their new book by the author Andy Shepherd, 'The Boy Who Grew Dragons'.
A Guide to Growing Dragons
Things you should know before growing your own dragon:
- Dragons are A LOT more trouble than cucumbers.
- It is very hard to keep a…
Commas in a list
We are learning how to use commas in a list.
We watched a very exciting video on golden eagles. Thought by the ancient Greeks and Romans to be messengers of the gods, golden eagles are large, powerful and majestic birds of prey. They are formidable hunters. They are able to…
The Life Cycle of a Butterfly
This term, Class 3 are looking at explanation texts. Today, we began looking at the key features. If you haven't completed this lesson yet, click here to complete it.
Explanation texts include:
- Technical vocabulary
- Pictures or…
'A journey of a lifetime starts with the turning of a page.' - Rachel Anders
Why you should read books
- Books improve your brain
- Books improve imagination
- Books develop critical thinking
- Books reduce stress
- Books motivate you
- Books build self-esteem
- Book improve…
The Gingerbread Man!!
To our surprise, the gingerbread men came to visit us in class one! They made quite a mess and the children enjoyed the mystery of trying to find out how they got in.
Excitingly, they did leave us with a new…
The Gingerbread Man and Diwali
In Class1, we have had a very busy two weeks!
We have thoroughly enjoyed reading The Gingerbread Man, retelling the story together, and sequencing the story. We also enjoyed making lots of gingerbread men out of playdough.
Then we had a day learning…
This afternoon we started our new English topic based on the short animation, Taking Flight. Taking Flight is a short film inspired by Antonio Pasin, inventor of the Radio Flyer wagon. In this fictional tribute to Pasin's legacy, what begins as a small boy's boring day with…
We have thoroughly enjoyed bringing Might Mount Vesuvius alive this week!
After learning about the dangers of the sea and the RNLI, we looked at the works of Claude Monet and how he painted and represented the sea. We learnt all about his life and looked at his different pieces of artwork.
Monet was a French artist, who loved to paint landscapes and…
This week we are learning about the RNLI (The Royal National Lifeboat Institution), who are a lifeboat search and rescue charity. So far, we have learnt about their three different types of life boats. They use an all-weather lifeboat, an inshore lifeboat and a hovercraft.