…is everywhere! From signing in to be able to play games, to helping themselves to maths activity books and writing in books on the walls.Read More Independent writing in Reception
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 […]Read More Writing and Spoken Word in Year 6
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 […]Read More Author visit
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 […]Read More Black history month 2023
We are starting a new topic all about Space and have been developing our research skills. We have practiced making notes as we watch a programme on our new topic. Then we read our notes back to the class. We love collecting new facts.Read More Reception are taking note!
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 […]Read More writing in ks2
We have made story maps of our own and can retell the plot using them. We have also started changing our story. Today, the Little Red Hen planted some magic beans instead of corn and no-one wanted to help her climb the beanstalk!Read More Talk For Writing in reception
We often share our learning and interests that we explore at home with our classmates. This pupil has found this book great fun!Read More Reception do research
Reception wrote postcards to ants using their knowledge of how they live to work out what their address might be. Then they used their phonics knowledge to try and work out how to spell the names of common insects that we know.Read More When Science and Literacy unite!
We have been applying our maths knowledge to observe our ducklings by creating tallies of the amount of times that they eat or drink water.Read More Understanding the World in Reception