Literacy

WOW!

We are overwhelmed by people’s generosity! After only putting out our Amazon Wishlist on Friday we received fifteen books today. how amazing. we are really grateful and surprised at the amazingly quick response. thank you to everyone who has donated! The children were really happy to receive them on their first day back! Some have Continue reading

World Book Day

It was great to see so many of you in your World book day costumes both at home and at school.  Some amazing effort went into these costumes and you all looked brilliant!  we also loved seeing the reading dens you created.  some of them look so comfortable!  

Eagle’s Christmas Story

Our literacy lessons this last week have been based on the book The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. We have been looking at how to set a scene using adjectives and adverbs and how important it is to grab the reader’s attention from the start of our writing. We then had a debate about Continue reading

Year 3 Christmas Arts

In Year 3 today we had a brilliant creative time. We wrote instructions, maps and guides so that Father Christmas could find us and deliver our presents regardless of whether or not we had a chimney. Then we designed and created our own unique Christmas cards. Finally we decorated glass jars to turn them into Continue reading

‘Conker’ by Michael Morpurgo

As part of their author study on Michael Morpurgo, Yr.6 read the short story ‘Conker.’ Nick, the main character, faces several dilemmas in the book. We used the drama technique of conscience corridors to decide what he should do in each scenario. We also learnt how to play conkers and found it wasn’t as easy Continue reading

Eagles become Medics!

In Topic this term we have started to look at famous women of the world. We have learnt about Mary Seacole, Florence Nightingale, Edith Cavell and Jennifer Worth and the amazing things that they have achieved in their lifetimes. We had fun role-playing hospitals and bandaging each other!

Kensuke’s Kingdom

Yr.6 have been studying the book ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’ by Michael Morpurgo.  As part of their work on the book they have made swimming jellyfish in a bottle and painted shells with ink just as Michael was taught to do by Kensuke. It was quite tricky but they produced some excellent artwork.  

Water Investigations!

This morning Yr.1 received a letter asking them to help Otto the otter from the story ‘The Otter who wanted to Hold Hands.’   Otto was scared of water and therefore wasn’t prepared to let go of his parents’ hands  Otto’s mum and dad wrote Owls a letter asking them to help convince Otto that water Continue reading

Year 4 Performance Poetry

To start our new literacy topic of poetry, we performed an Egyptian poem called ‘Mummy’ and thought about appropriate actions to suit the words. We chose a verse that we liked and worked well as part of a group. We were  very proud of our performance. We hope you enjoy it too! 

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