Writing

Instruction writing in Year One

Instruction writing in Year One

Today Year One were working in pairs inventing seaside games. The children were given a selection of seaside items and time to think about a game they could make up and its rules. They came up with some super ideas. The children then came into class and together wrote each step of their game. They knew they had to start each instruction with a command using an imperative verb.

 

 

The story of Levi – Year One

The story of Levi – Year One

Year One have started their next R.E. topic ‘Being Sorry’. Today the children learnt about a person form the Bible called Levi. The children listened to the story form the St Luke and then discussed it. They all agreed that Levi made the right choice to follow Jesus’ way. The children then wrote a postcard… Continue Reading

Pobble Launch Day- My Life as a Window

Pobble Launch Day- My Life as a Window

Reception enjoyed imagining what they would be able to see if they were a window. They thought of their own place for their window to be and talked about their ideas in groups. They drew their window and showed what they could see before writing down their sentences. Reception used some fantastic adjectives and had… Continue Reading

Year 2 – Creative Writing – The Amazing Pebble Story

Year 2 – Creative Writing – The Amazing Pebble Story

In literacy today, Year 2 were busy writing their Amazing Pebble Story. The children put lots of work into their plans and focused on characters, descriptions, settings, a problem and a solution. The theme was pirates! Children focused on a magical pebble that magically transported their character to a period when pirates ruled the seas!… Continue Reading

World Book Day 2019

World Book Day 2019

The school celebrated World Book Day this year with a bit of a difference. Instead of the traditional dress up as a book character we held a ‘vocabulary parade’ where the children could choose a word and dress up as a clue to that piece of vocabulary. After a whole school assembly, the children took part in various… Continue Reading

English Learning Walk

English Learning Walk

Mr Turner and Mrs Mackenzie very much enjoyed visiting each class to see the children working on their writing skills. They saw lots of wonderful work on descriptive and persuasive writing, as well as grammar and sentence building skills. All pupils showed great enthusiasm for their learning and it was wonderful to see our English curriculum in action. Continue Reading