Writing

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

Rainforest Poetry

Rainforest Poetry

Year 5 watched a video about The Amazon Rainforest and listened carefully to pick out some adventurous vocabulary. Once they had a bank of ideas, they worked together in groups to write a line each for a free verse poem. They performed their final versions to the rest of the class. In a later session, the… Continue Reading

Premier League Primary Stars Writing Competition

Premier League Primary Stars Writing Competition

Year 5 recently took part in a Premier League Primary Stars Writing Competition to write a poem all about diversity. They began by working in small groups to create their own goal celebrations, and then watched some videos and took part in discussions about diversity. They made their own Wordles using lots of new and ambitious vocabulary and… Continue Reading