Beowulf

Year 4 have been reading the retelling of the oldest surviving Anglo-Saxon legend Beowulf, as retold by Michael Morpurgo. The focus has been on how to develop and use a rich vocabulary. 

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The Firework Maker’s Daughter Y5 work

Over this half term year 5 have been reading The Firework Maker’s Daughter by Philip Pullman. They have created some wonderful work related to the book including reports, diary and newspaper writing, designing fireworks, character descriptions and finally some impressive book…

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Y1 The Snail and The Whale


Year One has enjoyed lots of activities linked to Julia Donaldson’s The Snail and The Whale. They created story maps of the original story and then created their own versions. We worked hard to spot all the rhyming words and then chose our own rhyming words to go in our own stories. We created…

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Remembrance War Poetry

Year 6 have been studying the famous WW1 poem: Dulce Et Decorum Est by Wildred Owen. Inspired by the powerful language and imagery in the poem, Y6 produced some stunning poems of their own. 

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Y6 Spooky Spells

Y6 have enjoyed a fantastic day of writing gruesome spells using descriptive language for their ingredients and imperative “bossy” verbs for their instructions! 

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Traction Men

This week we have listened to and retold our own version of Traction Man.  We loved the descriptions of the ‘evil pillows’ and the ‘poisonous dish cloth.’  We have made superheroes out of 2D shapes and weighed and measured pictures of superheroes.  We have learning through play outside using every…

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Dictionary skills

Year 2 have been learning how to use a dictionary to find words. They hAd  great fun exploring them to find the meanings of words.

 

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The Gruffalo

We have had lots of fun learning about the Julia Donaldson stories.  We looked at the Gruffalo and made some Gruffalo crumble.  Some of us thought it was delicious, some of us didn’t like it at all!  We acted out the rhyme about the big bad mouse too!
 

 

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