What’s your story?

What’s your story?

Today in Year 5, we started our new unit in English – biographies! We learnt all about the famous author Jeremy Strong after reading his biography. We then thought of our own questions we would ask him if we could interview him...
Getting into character…

Getting into character…

As part of our English unit, Year 4 have been reading a new text and exploring the different characters. We discussed what we thought the characters might say to eachother if they were having a conversation, we then worked in pairs and portrayed a character from our...
A Turn in the Road…

A Turn in the Road…

Wow! Year 5 have blown us away with their writing skills so far! They have used some amazing features to enhance their description such as: personification, similes and expanded noun phrases. We have loved reading their final pieces and can’t wait for the next...
Preparing for our Charles Dickens biography

Preparing for our Charles Dickens biography

In preparation for writing our Charles Dickens biography, we used our knowledge gained from research to enjoy a bit of role-play. We posed questions to ask the man himself and obviously made sure we could answer them. All that was left was to play the part of Dickens...
Discovering Reading Plus

Discovering Reading Plus

Last week some of us were able to explore a programme new to year 3 that can really help us with our reading – Reading Plus. The children enjoyed creating their backgrounds and avatars to make their homepages their own and some of us have already begun doing the...
Shoes, shoes, shoes!

Shoes, shoes, shoes!

Year 2 have been looking at lots of different things to do with shoes over the past two weeks! First, we watched a video called ‘Caterpillar shoes,’ about a kind caterpillar who gives away his shoes to the other insects living in the forest. We thought...