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
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!
We were fortunate enough to have an outdoor production of ‘The Lion Inside’ this morning. It is a touring show by LAS theatre company. The set was amazing and the actors and their puppets really brought the story to life through songs and drama. There were plenty of opportunities for the audience to join in … Continue reading
Today we have been making Soda Bread. In Science we have been finding out about foods that keep our bodies healthy, whilst in Literacy we are learning how to write a recipe by using bossy verbs. So next week we are going to try to remember the ingredients and method to write the recipe for our … Continue reading
We are learning to write explanation texts this week and it is going well! We have thought about all the features of these texts and before we started writing we looked at our writing targets. We have practised writing sentences with causal conjunctions. We used some sentence building cards to help: Also, this week we … Continue reading
In preparation for next week when they become Owls, Ducklings did a whole day learning all about owls. They found out that the smallest owl is called an Elf Owl and is only 10cm tall, the largest, The Great Grey Owl can grow to 84cm! They then found out that the colour of their eyes … Continue reading
Today the new Owls spent time in Ducklings as part of their transition. We looked at the book ‘Perfectly Norman’ about a boy who was special because he grew wings! We talked about what made each of us special and did some amazing writing. We had a super playtime riding bikes and scooters and at … Continue reading
We have been having lots of fun at school over the past few weeks. We have been very busy! We have been super shape spotters and 3D model builders, sandcastle creators and artists! We have enjoyed reading The Snail and The Whale and thought of lots of amazing rhyming words! We also created designs on … Continue reading
As a culmination of their work on the book, ‘Fuzzy Mud’ by Louis Sachar Yr.6 made slime. They used a variety of materials to add to the slime and certainly created some sticky substances!
This afternoon we have taken part in a creative story writing workshop. This project will result in oral storytelling, available by using QR codes at various points along the Coastal Park in Folkestone. Hopefully you will be able to listen to some of the chosen stories!