Writing

Author Visit

After an exciting whole school assembly, Year 5 took part in a workshop delivered by the author Adam Bushnell. They learned about a process called transmogrification and developed a story in which they turned into an animal and defeated a’ blood beast.’

The children created their own ‘blood beasts’ and used kennings to describe them.

Creating a sea monster

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

Year 5 RE

Year 5 RE

Year 5 have been learning about ‘Ourselves’ in RE. They have been exploring their unique qualities and talents alongside looking at scripture. After reading one of St Paul’s letters to the Colossians, they shared responses to questions before writing their own acrostic poems celebrating unique qualities and differences. 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

Growing plants

Growing plants

Year 2 children have produced some wonderful work in science and have been focusing on the needs of a plant. We looked at temperature, light and water. Children focused on a glossary of new words to add and enhance their scientific writing. This included: nutrients, temperature, energy, survive. Children were asked to produce a piece… Continue Reading

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