Literacy

Literacy in Year 2

This term in Literacy we have been researching and writing about nurses in history. We have learnt about Mary Seacole, Florence Nightingale and today we read about Edith Cavell. All these women were remembered for the amazing things they brought to nursing. We thought it would be good to do a bit of role play Continue reading

War Horse Trip

Some children from Years 3,4,5 and 6 went to the Troubador Theatre to watch one of the last shows of Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse before it tours abroad. The children really enjoyed watching the show and seeing how well the puppets are used to help gain understanding of the relationships between animals and humans, as Continue reading

Drama Workshop

This afternoon all of Year 4 participated in a drama workshop. Claire and Ryan visited us and ran the workshop, which involved acting out different types of weather and we played some games. The children really enjoyed a game similar to ‘What’s the time Mr Wolf?’, a ‘Hot or Cold’ game and a circle game Continue reading

Yr 4 KIC Theatre

Today Year 4 were lucky enough to have a drama workshop with Ian from KIC Theatre. As we have been studying rainforests, that was the theme of our session. The children had a great time in teams being various creatures from the different layers of rainforest and acting out how some of the tribes might Continue reading

Year 4 Make Marmalade Sandwiches!

In Literacy last week, Year 4 wrote instructions on how to make marmalade sandwiches. They thought carefully about the method and were sure to include various features of instructions. Today, they followed their detailed instructions and made the marmalade sandwiches. They had lots of fun and enjoyed trying the marmalade. I’m sure we made Paddington Continue reading

Great St Eanswythe’s Bake Off

As part of our Enchanted Woodland topic, we baked gingerbread people in Eagles Class. We have been learning about instructions in our English lessons and were given a baking ‘technical challenge’ to attempt. We soon discovered that the instructions were far too basic and not detailed enough. Luckily none of the gingerbread people had soggy Continue reading

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