School Blog: English

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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7th April 2020

Haiku Challenge

We have seen some fabulous working coming in from Year 5 over the past few days and last week. We still haven’t heard from all…

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20th March 2020

Creative Creatures from Greek Mythology

To start off our Ancient Greece topic in Year 5, we have been exploring poetry. First, we looked at a variety of poems and identified…

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18th March 2020

Creative writing in Year 6

We are writing a narrative in Year 6 as part of our, ‘Preserving The Land of Neverbelieve’ topic. The children have been learning a text…

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30th January 2020

Year 1 Hunt for Treasure!

As part of our hook for our ‘Yo Ho Ho’ topic we went on a treasure hunt! First, we found a map in our classroom…

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10th January 2020

Year 2 Get Creative

This half term, Year 2 have been learning the text map, ‘How To Train A Dinosaur.’ The children were very surprised to return to their…

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9th January 2020

Year 3 Poetry

Year 3 have been studying poetry. We have been focussing our learning around, ‘The Magic Box’ by Kit Wright. We realised the lines, ‘the…

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10th December 2019

Year Two – Dino Discovery Launch!

Year Two had an incredibly exciting morning!  The children have finally met Professor Matthew Bennett! Year Two have been researching who this man is…

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4th December 2019

Biography of Mr Lumber!

Year 3 have been learning how to write biographies.  We had a think about who the children would like to learn more about and what…

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22nd November 2019

Year 3 Paris Reports

For our final week of our, ‘Homeward Bound’ topic we decided to show off our new writing skills by writing a non-chronological report.    Our…

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19th November 2019

Fireworks!

Reception children have been exploring Bonfire Night  and Diwali celebrations. We talked about how some people celebrate these. The children have been using a variety…

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18th November 2019

Marianne North: Year 5’s Scientist

 In Science this term, Year 5 have been exploring the life and reproductive cycles of mammals, amphibians, insects and plants. Along with completing a flower…

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