Year 5 and 6 were lucky enough to be invited to the book festival at The Quarterhouse this morning. The author delivering the workshop was Onjali Q Rauf, author of The Boy At The Back of The Class. She shared with us how her real life experiences have shaped the writing of her books as … Continue reading
This term we are learning all about toys! Yesterday in literacy Owls wrote some very important party invitations. They invited their favourite teddies in for a teddy tea party! They addressed their invitation to their teddy and wrote the date, time and place of the party. Today we had our tea party. We showed our … Continue reading
To finish our learning on the Little Red Hen, on Wednesday we went on a short trip to Sainsburys! We visited their bakery and chose different types of bread to buy and take back to school to try. We chose Giraffe bread, Cheese-topped bread and a French stick. Did you know that Tiger bread has … Continue reading
We have been concentrating on re-telling a Greek story using our own ideas. Each group had a story to read and discuss, we then had to re-tell that story in our own words. Some of us chose to be presenters and report the story as it happened, others re-enacted the story. Each group was then … Continue reading
After the complete downpour this morning, Year 3 headed on to the playground to gather clues about their new book. The children looked very closely and came up with some great suggestions about what the book might be about. Discovering the giant footprints, lots of children thought it might be about the Gruffalo, Big Foot … Continue reading
This week, Year 6 were lucky enough to have a visit from Wendy Shakespeare, who is a senior editorial manager at Puffin. Wendy spoke to the children about her role and told us all about how much work goes into writing a children’s book. She also told us about the many amazing authors she has … Continue reading
Today we went off to The Academy to take part in a drama workshop. We had a few warm up activities and then learned the script to A Midsummer’s Night Dream by William Shakespeare. Rehearsals took place in the drama room where there was so much room to perform in. After lunch we went down … Continue reading
Ducklings have been looking at capital letters this week. We recognised that we all have them at the beginning of our names and how they look different from lower case letters. Next we used a varied range of capital letter resources to find ways we could create our names.
To conclude our learning of The Tempest, we wrote our own play scripts. Some of the children changed the ending of the play and actually killed Prospero and some children decided that Ariel needed revenge! The children worked amazingly in their groups and have shown some real acting talents! Well done Yr 6!
Welcome to a Set Three Phonic Lesson at St Eanswythe’s School. Mrs. Semple has taught all of the groups from Red Group up to Blue Group. What you will be watching is a Yellow Group Speed Sound Lesson. As a school we felt it would be beneficial for parents/carers to see how Phonic sounds are … Continue reading