Grammar

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…

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Explanation Texts

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:

  • Title
  • Introduction
  • Technical vocabulary
  • Pictures or…
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Recommended Reads

 

'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…
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We had visitors in Class 1...

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…

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The Gingerbread Man and Diwali

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…

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English

Taking Flight

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…

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English

Personification Poems

We have thoroughly enjoyed bringing Might Mount Vesuvius alive this week! 

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Class 1 & 2 - English

Next Year

Today we have been thinking about the next school year. We are really excited to start our new classes and year groups in September. We wrote about our hopes and dreams for the next school year. Here are some of our ideas that we wrote down:

 

“I want to learn to skip.”

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Class 1 & 2 - Art

Claude Monet

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…

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Class 1 & 2 - Seaside Topic

The RNLI

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.

Today we…

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Class 1 & 2 - Topic

Sea Creatures

This week we have learnt all about sea creatures. We have enjoyed learning some fun facts about different animals. Did you know that an octopus has 3 hearts and blue blood?

We have been writing fact files about the sea creatures that we have learnt about this week. We all…

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Class 1 & 2 - Topic

Sea Creatures

Today we have been learning all about sea creatures. We have used videos, the internet, books and pictures to help us to find out more information about different sea creatures. We also looked at ‘The Deep’ in Hull and took a virtual tour of the aquarium.

So far, we have…

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