Having arrived back to school after Swimming, the Owls took the opportunity to use their shields to recreate the Roman army formation, the “Tortoise” (Testudo). Bathed in glorious sunshine, we practised the formation which is used to protect soldiers from enemy arrows. As you can see from the video, we might need a bit more […]
This week in Year two we have been learning all about poetry. We have been examining poems from Michael Rosen. We chose to preform Steam Train to the Year 3/4 Owls.
We watched videos of Rosen performing his own poems to draw inspiration about what actions, voices and facial expressions we could use.
We then split into […]
We were fortunate enough to welcome a poet to our school yesterday as part of our whole school Poetry Week. Adisa is an award-winning performance poet who came to work with us all through assemblies and workshops.
We had a fantastic time engaging with his poetry and using the skills he taught us to try and […]
We have loved learning about the Romans so far. We have particularly enjoyed learning about the Roman army and their invasions. This afternoon we made shields inspired by the Roman army. We can’t wait to try them out!
Today in topic, Year 3/4 have been learning about Roman invasions. To really understand what it may have been like, we invaded the other year 3/4 classes. Fortunately, each class managed to hold their ground and defend their own classroom. We then created posters about the Roman Invasions. We had a lot of fun!!!
This term our whole school text is “Flotsam” by author and illustrator David Weisner. It’s a brilliant story which doesn’t have any words, just fabulous illustrations for us to add our own narrative to. It is about discovering secret and extraordinary worlds inside an old camera and under the sea.
We painted a background last week […]
Liz from Teach-it-Through-Drama dressed up in Victorian finery to present the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol.” We were introduced to the colourful characters in the story, the mean and miserly Scrooge and his humble but caring clerk Bob Cratchit. These were admirably played by George and Jayden. We met ghosts with rattling chains, lost […]