Literacy

Year 3: Adam Bushnell

We had the pleasure of taking part in a writing workshop with Adam Bushnell. We talked about mythical creatures and designed our own, inspired by the chimera. After creating our creature we came up with a hero to battle and a peaceful resolution.

Year 2: Adam Bushnell

Year 2: Adam Bushnell

Adam Bushnell was in school today to deliver a session on creative writing. Children thought about 3 things that they would attribute to themselves if they were a knight or lady. These included hope, peace, strength, and love. Children were then unofficially knighted!   ADAM BUSHNELL is an author and storyteller working in the UK… Continue Reading

Year 2: Retell a Story

Year 2: Retell a Story

Today, Year 2 children have been busy writing part one of a retell of a story. Children are retelling the story of Little Turtle and the Song of the Sea. Children have been challenged to include the following skills: adjectives to describe nouns, adverbs to describe verbs, capital letters for proper nouns, capital letters and… Continue Reading

Year 2: Story Plan

In class, Year 2 children have been listening to the story, “Little Turtle and the Songs of the Sea”. They will be retelling this story next week. Children have started to sequence the events using pictures and adding important story information underneath with a focus on adjectives that describe nouns and adverbs to describe verbs. Continue Reading

The Storm Whale

The Storm Whale

The children have been working on retelling the story ‘The Storm Whale’ written by Benji Davies. They began by creating a story map following the adventures of a boy called Noi. The children then spent two sessions writing their stories. The results were fantastic! Continue Reading

Year 2 – Homophones

Year 2 – Homophones

Year 2 children tested their knowledge of homophones today and wrote sentences using: their, there and they’re; as well as two, to, and too. Children had to decide which was the correct word based on the context within the sentence that was read to them.   Continue Reading