English Work

Handa’s Surprise

In English, we have been looking at the story of ‘Handa’s Surprise’. In the story, Handa takes a basket of fruit to her friend. We wanted to taste some of the fruit that Handa has in her basket. We decided to taste avocado, mango, banana and pineapple. Some of us were a bit…

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World Book Day!

World Book Day!

Today we celebrating world book day, it is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and most importantly it's a celebration of reading.  

 

 

 

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World Book Day

World Book Day

Today we celebrated World Book Day. The whole school dressed up as their favourite book character and we did lots of exciting activities throughout the day. We read lots of our favourite books and we enjoyed guessing what we had all dressed up as.  

 

 

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Rooftoppers

Rooftoppers and Cityscapes

 

Before half term, Class 4 produced some amazing writing and art work based on our English novel, Rooftoppers.

We are particularly proud of this display in our classroom! 

 

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Class 1 & 2 - Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Today we celebrated Chinese New Year. We did lots of different activities, including a dragon dance, food tasting, Chinese number problems, making Chinese lanterns and designing dragon masks. We had a fantastic day and we learnt lots about Chinese culture.

 

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Exciting English descriptive writing

Exciting English descriptive writing

Class 4 are thoroughly enjoying our new English novel ‘Beowulf’ and have become engrossed in the characters, plot and beasts! This week we have launched straight back into our descriptive writing and have produced 2 quality pieces.

The first was a…

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English

Story- mapping

After reading the opening of our book. Journey to Jo'burg, we story-mapped using the information given so far and our inference skills. We looked at the location of the places in the story and mapped them, we discussed and gave reasons for our choices. 

 

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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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