School Blog: English

1st December 2020

Dino Discovery!

The Year 2 children got a shock this week when their English lessons were disturbed by an urgent video message from The Natural History Museum…

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6th November 2020

Mary Seacole’s Adventures and Tam Joseph’s Artwork

In Year 5 this week, we have been looking at the life of Mary Seacole and her contribution to British history, as well as the…

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16th October 2020

Year 1 love aliens!

This half terms homework challenge has been such a hit! The teachers have been so impressed with the brilliant aliens and space ships. In fact,…

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8th October 2020

Epic Everest Fact Files

As part of our exciting ‘Epic Everest’topic, Year Two have been learning how to write fact files this week. After looking at a variety of…

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30th September 2020

Aliens in Underpants Save the World!

Year 1 have been studying the book ‘Aliens in Underpants Save the World’ by Claire Freedman. We have really enjoyed performing a text map based…

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18th September 2020

Here Be Dragons!

In Year 5 this term, our topic is Fantastic Beasts! As part of our learning, we have been looking at the book Tell Me a…

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25th June 2020

Year 3 started a new adventure reading The Secret Lake!

This week, Year 3 have started reading a new book called The Secret Lake by Karen Inglis. We have been introduced to many different characters…

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12th June 2020

Clockwork Tower – Super slow writes!

This week we were challenged to write a narrative based on The Clockwork Tower, a video on the Literacy Shed. It’s a lovely story so…

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5th June 2020

Here Be Dragons!

This week, we were challenged to create our own dragon design and then write an information text based on it. First, we listened to…

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4th May 2020

Year 2 discover that bees are blooming marvellous

  Year 2 were very busy bees last week, finding out about why these stripy insects are so important and how we can help…

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1st May 2020

Persuasive Letters from Year 5

Last week, Year 5 were set the challenge of writing a persuasive letter by Mrs Manston and Mrs Watson. This was based on the animation…

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8th April 2020

Kingsleigh’s random reading places

Well Kingsleigh, what an inventive lot you are!  I challenged you to read in an unusual place and you have well and truly risen to…

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