World Cup of Books!

We kicked off our start in year 5 with a knockout competition to decide on our first class novel!  Mrs Nadin chose 20 texts to enter into the world cup of books.  The books were put on tables and the children discussed together to see which books they might be interested in reading.  Children…

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Our Library Visit

In our weekly visit to the library, we explored new books that had arrived. We spent some time reading and then we read a chapter out of a new book that had arrived from our author of the month- Marcus Rashford, who we are a big fan of! The book was called 'Breakfast Club' and after reading…

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Pirate Pete Performance Poetry

This week we have been looking at all kinds of poetry linked to our topic, coastlines. Today, we had a go at performance poetry. We learned about how to perform our poems effectively, we had to think about the tone of our voice, the tempo we read, how we will stand, and the actions we will do.…

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Year 3 author zoom

As part of National share a story month, Year 3 were lucky to have an an online zoom session with the author Rashmi Sirdeshpande.  Rashmi zoomed into the classroom from her writing office at home surrounded by books she has written or loves to read!  She spoke to us about what it means to be a…

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Den Building Fun

This half term, Year 2 have been working really hard to get their class treat. We have just had a busy week of SATS and so we definitely deserved a treat! We got lots of materials and pegs, and we had a go at some den building. We created some amazing dens which we had time to play in before…

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Reading and Book Reviews

When we came in, we all had a book in our place. We had to read the book quietly and then complete a book review. It was a lovely, calming way to start the morning, and we all got some good recommendations of books we may like to read!

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Phonics Stay and Play

What a success our third 'Phonics stay and play' of the year was. This was a great opportunity for parents, teachers and children to share our progress together. It also enabled the parents to find out what their child's next steps are with their reading and writing so they can support them at…

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Spring is here

What a way to introduce our new topic.... sitting underneath the beautiful blossom trees reading 'Hello Spring'. This half term we will be learning about Spring, and being caring towards our environment and each other.

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ID - new topic

This week, we began our new topic 'ID'. This is a science based topic based around our identity. We will be looking at concepts such as: DNA, genes, characteristics, inheritance. We will also be looking into social reformers and how they brought about change to daily life in their way. This…

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Quiet Time in the Library

We are really enjoying getting some weekly time to go and spend in the library. We are starting o understand how the library is organised into genres and how this can help us choose which book we would like to read. We like to use the blurb to help us decide if we would like to read a certain…

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Navigating The Bible

As part of our RE lesson, we found Matthew 26: 14-16 to help with our explanation. We learned how to find specific readings of The Bible. 
 

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Balance Bikes

In EYFS, we can hire out our own bikes. We have to write our name/find our name on the sign out sheet so we know which number bike to use. When we return the bikes, we rub our name out/take our name off the sheet. This week, we enjoyed following the story map around the bike track, stopping off at…

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