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18 10, 2019

Restoration and rehousing projects

By |2019-10-21T11:08:39+01:00October 18th, 2019|Miscellaneous, Outdoor Learning, Wild things, Year 5 2019-20|

The final phase of the furniture restoration took place today.  The Wild Things varnished the little wooden kitchen to protect it from the rain. We will be returning it to Heathbrook Hub after half term.  I am sure the toddlers will enjoy it on the next coffee morning.


17 10, 2019

First News Editors

By |2019-10-21T11:08:40+01:00October 17th, 2019|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Year 5 2019-20|

Today Year 5 had the wonderful oppportunity to learn about how stories are chosen and placed in the news paper. We learned about ‘teaser’ section, the ‘front page news’, ‘big news stories’ and ‘editors comments’ .  In teams the children read 14 articles, the actual articles that the real First News Team would have been […]

17 10, 2019

Little Red Author Visit – Bethan Woollvin

By |2019-10-21T11:08:40+01:00October 17th, 2019|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Nursery 2019-20, Reception 2019-20, Year 1 2019-20, Year 2 2019-20, Year 3 2019-20, Year 4 2019-20, Year 4 updates, Year 5 2019-20, Year 5 updates, Year 6 2019-20, Year 6 updates|

Today we were very excited to welcome Bethan Woollvin to Heathbrook. After three weeks of studying her traditional tale twist Little Red, we were ecstatic to be able to have Bethan visit us and share her journey into writing and illustration with us. We were very lucky to have workshops, assemblies and a book signing […]

11 10, 2019

Little Red setting description

By |2019-10-21T11:08:41+01:00October 11th, 2019|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Year 5 2019-20|

Year 5 have been spending this week  in literacy practising techniques to develop detail for their setting descriptions.  In groups, the children worked together to create setting descriptions which contained personification, simile, adjectives, adverbs and plenty more delicious details!

This was in preparation for the challenge …….

Two setting descriptions were chosen and read out aloud to […]

4 10, 2019

Discoveries in the Wild life garden

By |2019-10-21T11:08:43+01:00October 4th, 2019|Outdoor Learning, Wild things, Year 5 2019-20|

The Wild Things spent the afternoon finding what they could harvest for the playground sale.  They also made a few unexpected discoveries – a very long worm and a very short newt.  Both were carefully put back into their habitat.