Y6 World Book Day

Y6 have enjoyed World Book Day. We had a wonderful collection of characters today including: Anne of Green Gables, Gangsta Granny, Willy Wonka and Dennis the Menace! Super efforts all round. 

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Y2 World Book Day

There were some interesting characters in Year 2 today looking at an image and using it to make predictions and write noun phrases. Can you recognise anyone? 

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Year 3 World Book Day

We are having a wonderful time celebrating World Book Day in Year 3!  We have enjoyed listening to everyone talking about their favourite authors and explaining who they are dressed up as today.  Miss Root from The Demon Dentist is absolutely thrilled to be in class today instead of Mrs Robson and…

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Y4 Spelling Game

Year 4 enjoyed playing a spelling game to practise spelling words that have the ‘s’ sound but are spelt with an ‘sc’. They took it in turns to choose one of the spelling words, write it on a whiteboard then rolled the die. If they could complete the ‘roll a word task’ with the word they had…

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Extended Writing in Year 2

Year 2 have been learning how to write a biography. This morning they listened to Baroque music from the 1600s as they independently wrote a biography about Samuel Pepys.

 

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Y4 Haiku’s

Year 4 have been writing Haiku’s about Volcanoes. They learnt that a Haiku is a form of Japanese poetry that uses very few words but tries to draw a picture in the mind. It has 3 lines, rarely rhymes and follows a pattern of 5 syllables in the first line, 7 in the second and 5 in the third. They…

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Reading rewards

Well done to all the Reception children who earned a stripe on their reading rainbow by reading five times or more at home this week. Keep up the good work and let’s see who can fill their rainbow with stripes to win a prize at the end of term.

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Story Map Editing

We have had a great time learning our story Billy’s Bucket. We have made changes to the maps and are now writing our own versions. 

 

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Year 2 Library Visit Spring Term

Year 2 enjoyed visiting Egremont Library this morning to return their previously borrowed books and find a different book to borrow. They also really enjoyed listening to a story about mischievous monsters in a zoo. 

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Y4 Library Visit

Year 4 enjoyed their trip to the library. They listened to a story, learnt how to respect books and chose a new book to take home. Back in class they carried on their learning by looking at who the author and illustrator were, studying the blurb and using a dictionary to find the meaning of any…

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Talk for Writing - The Three Little Pigs

This week Reception have been learning to retell the story of ‘The Three Little Pigs’ using actions, storytelling spoons, props in the tuff tray and story maps. Today the children were shown how to draw a story map then had a go at drawing their own story maps on a large scale. They have all taken…

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Y4 Firework Maker’s Daughter

 

Year 4 are reading the Firework marker’s Daughter by Philip Pullman. In English they read a description of the Water Goddess then drafted their own descriptions. These were edited and upgraded adding similes to enhance the description then copied into their English books in their best…

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