Writing and Spoken Word in Year 6

It was a joy earlier this week to hear so many emotive speeches from our impassioned Year 6s. In writing, we’ve studied discursive speeches and practiced the tools that make them successful; emotive language, multiple viewpoints, passive voice, and lots more. After drafting and editing our speeches, we each took it in turns to take […]

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Author visit

KS2 had a visit from a local published author this morning. Katherine Black, who is also a former parent, has written a series of murder mystery books all set in and around our local area. Although her books are certainly not aimed at children, it was great to see how engaged the children were when […]

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Black history month 2023

The theme for this years’ black history month is ‘Saluting our sisters’. The theme of highlights the crucial role that black women have played in shaping history, inspiring change, and building communities. This year’s celebration will showcase pioneering black women who have made remarkable contributions to literature, music, fashion, sport, business, politics, academia, social and […]

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writing in ks2

What a busy half term we’ve had! For their fiction topic, Year 3 were learning how to write suspenseful narratives, using skills like empty words and speech to show the characters’ feelings. David certain had a rollercoaster of emotions in this story! Year 4 have had a ball writing their persuasion pieces, from formal estate […]

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