Amazing writing!

Miss Collins has been blown away by our recent writing based on the short film Feast.

It is our first big piece of writing in Year 4 after such a long time not in school and we have worked super hard. We are working on a new skill of editing at the moment which can be quite tricky. We are so…

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Year 2 planning a story

We have just introduced a new approach to writing through school. It is called The Wtite Stuff and we were very luck to have three weeks of our writing lessons led by Mrs C - the clever lady who created it. We planned our own stories linked to a short film called Feast about a stray dog who gets…

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Black History Poetry Workshop

Year 6 were very lucky to be selected to join Manchester poet and rapper Donavan Christopher for an online poetry filled session to celebrate National Poetry Day and to launch Black History Month.

The session included a reading of the poem The Undefeated  by Kwame Alexander and Kadir Nelson,…

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Guest Blogger - Mimi

Mimi is a prolific reader and loves a wide range of books. She has recently started to enjoy magical books and loved the Wizards of Once books by Cressida Cowell. She most recently read A Pinch of Magic by Michelle Harrison and wrote a book review .Here it is!

'There are three Widdershin…

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Instruction time!

We have been reading The Incredible Book eating Boy in English and in science we have been learning all about the digestive system. Tomorrow we will be writing a set of instructions but first we had to make our sandwiches. It wasn't as easy as it sounds though, we had to learn about imperative…

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Reception Stay and Play Phonics

We had our first 'Stay and Play' session of the year in Reception. The focus was on developing early reading and writing through teaching phonics skills. Parents, teachers and children enjoyed learning about phonics and playing lots of fun games together. 

 

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Year 6's Ancient Greek Day Out

Year 6 enjoyed a fantastic day at Manchester City Art Gallery and Manchester Central Library participating in lots of interactive learning activities about Greek gods and myths. 

 

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Guest Blogger - Mr Knapper

I used to have the tapes of Roald Dahl and listen to them repeatedly until they didn't work anymore! I think the variety and the strength of the characters Dahl created were the real draw to his books. They always seemed a bit mischievous - whether it was Danny and his father or George and his…

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Beverley Naidoo

Author Visit Year 5 and 6 were lucky enough to enjoy an author visit from Beverley Naidoo, the author of the book 'Journey to Jo'burg', which is studied in Year 5. All children in Year 5 and 6 engaged so well with this book and all of the issues surrounding South Africa during apartheid. Beverley…

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Poetry Slam 2019

Poetry Slam 2019 was great fun. We had a wide range of poems performed and every class including Reception were very good. everyone enjoyed it. Have a look at the videos. I'm sure you will enjoy the performances too.

 

 

 

 

 

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Year 2 Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies come from Mr McGowan's old Year 2 class who are now in Year 3.   These children volunteer on a Thursday lunchtime and then, with training,support Year 2 children who want to practice and improve their reading. It is a pleasure to listen to the children talking and the amazing…

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Bog Baby Hunt

To introduce our new class story we went on a Bog Baby hunt. First we searched the woodland but we didn't find the Bog Baby. Then we hunted through the meadow but we didn't find the Bog Baby. After that we peeked over the hills but we didn't find the Bog Baby. Finally we looked in the pond and we…

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