School Blog: English

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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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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