Dragon Dance

A belated post to show pictures of Class One's dragon! A group of children worked tirelessly over a number of weeks to create their own Chinese Dragon. To celebrate Chinese New Year we took to the playground to dance with our dragon head, along with the painted read tail and musical…

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Pupil Blog - English

Pupil blog by Beth and Ella

English/History

In Class 3 this week we have been learning about the River Nile, here is some of the information we have discovered…

Way back (3,500 years ago) the River Nile was the key to survival. It was so important to the ancient Egyptians because they…

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English - The Pied Piper

English - The Pied Piper

In English this term, we have been looking at the ballad 'The Pied Piper' by Robert Browning. The legend dates back to the Middle Ages, the earliest references describing a piper, dressed in multicoloured ("pied") clothing, who was a rat-catcher hired by the town to…

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We went into the forest!

Class One absolutely loved going 'Into the Forest' with the rest of the school on Thursday. We especially enjoyed squelching in the mud. We decided it looked like hot chocolate and was just missing marshmallows.

We also enjoyed seeing all the unexpected sights in the forest and relating them to…

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Pupil Blog - Arthur Christmas

Pupil blog by Ruby and Kaitlyn

This week in English we have been looking at the film Arthur Christmas to get us in the Christmas mood. We are looking at the little girl called Gwen and how she didn’t get her present, a pink twinkle bike. We are helping Gwen by writing a formal letter of…

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Grammar

Prepositions

In our grammar lesson last week, we looked at prepositions. Prepositions are very important words - they link words together in a way that makes sense. Prepositions come before a noun (or pronoun) to explain its relationship to other words in the sentence; they tell us the position…

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Is the Gingerbread Man faster than you?

Storytelling outside

Class 1 enjoyed re-telling the story of The Gingerbread Man. We used masks to be the different characters and all loved being the Gingerbread Man or the sly fox. The children came up with ideas to use the wicker house as the Little Old Lady's house and the blue crates made…

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English

Lost and Found

 

Class 2 have been reading the book Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers, we have created some amazing pieces of writing as a result. Last week we decided to learn a bit more about penguins and wrote these superb penguin fact files. 

Pop along the corridor this week during…

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Our new laptops!

English - Research

A huge thank you to all of our parents who have supported PTA events in raising money for our new laptops, the children love using them! In English, Class 3 have used the laptops to carry out research on the poet and writer Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert wrote the poem 'From…

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Run! Run! As fast as you can...

...You can't catch me, I'm the Gingerbread Man!

Class 1 are reading the traditional tale The Gingerbread Man this week and linking it to all aspects of our learning. Just today we have been retelling the story using character voices, counting how many buttons The Gingerbread Man has, designing…

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Baking for Geraldine's Birthday Party

Party preparations

Class 1 are really looking forward to celebrating Geraldine's Birthday on Friday. We have enjoyed baking her some cakes ready for the party. We hope she likes them!

Geraldine teaches us our new sounds. We want to say thank you to her for helping us learn.

 

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The Little Red Hen

Class 1 have been reading The Little Red Hen

We enjoyed retelling the story and made masks of the different characters. We liked exploring the wheat and flour and thinking about where our food comes from. We also thought about whether we would share the bread with the animals if we were the…

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