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4 12, 2020

This Week in Year 2!

By |2020-12-08T08:54:26+00:00December 4th, 2020|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Year 2 2020-21|

We have had a very busy week here in Year 2. We have finally finished our 5 part story ready for the author Harris Burdick to come and collect. We have worked super hard thinking of different problems, resolutions and details to add into our story to ensure the are the most exciting. Some of […]

20 11, 2020

This Week in Year 2!

By |2020-11-20T16:19:49+00:00November 20th, 2020|Art, Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Reading and Writing, Year 2 2020-21|

We have had a very busy week here in Year 2.

After our mysterious letter left outside school and H.B asking us to rewrite one of his lost stories, we have been very busy planning and creating our characters and setting. We had the task of listening to a character description and drawing what we have […]

6 11, 2020

This Week in Year 2!

By |2020-11-09T08:45:41+00:00November 6th, 2020|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Mathematics, Physical Education, Year 2 2020-21|

We have had a very busy first week back after half term!

We were astonished to come into school on Monday morning and see our Oasis Garden covered in litter! We knew immediately we had to do something so this week we have been writing persuasive letters explaining why people should not litter. We thought of […]

5 11, 2020

First News

By |2020-11-05T14:53:13+00:00November 5th, 2020|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Year 5 2020-21|

This week, in the Starlings Class, we have been learning how to be a critical reader of the news.  We focussed on four aspects.

  • being a news comprehender – understanding what we are reading
  • being a news decoder – learning the features of a newspaper
  • being a news analyst – understanding how to identify  reliable […]
16 10, 2020

This Week in Year 2!

By |2020-10-16T16:18:48+01:00October 16th, 2020|Art, Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Year 2 2020-21|

We have had a very busy week this week in Year 2! We have been:

  • Planning and starting our first big write in literacy
  • Learning the events of The Great Fire of London off my heart
  • Art work around The Great Fire of London
  • Making our own waterproof umbrellas
  • Investigating properties of materials
  • Watching a […]
9 10, 2020

This Week in Year 2 including Karl Nova’s Visit!

By |2020-10-09T08:23:47+01:00October 9th, 2020|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Year 2 2020-21|

We have had a very busy week in Year 2.

This week has been poetry week so we have been working hard to write our very own poems inspired by Joseph Coelho’s poem Hamster, Hamster. We began using talk for writing and memorising a poem off by heart with action. We then began writing our own […]

11 09, 2020

Character descriptions

By |2020-09-11T15:30:21+01:00September 11th, 2020|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Year 5 2020-21|

 

Today in Year 5, we have been learning the 3 important elements in a character description.  We have been building up vocabulary to describe the mole from our whole school text, ‘The boy, the horse, the fox and the horses.’

The children have beautifully illustrated their ideas about the Mole’s personality, appearance and lifestyle.

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