School Blog: English

28th February 2022

Year 2 are UK experts!

Year 2 have been using all the fantastic facts they have learnt about the UK to write a non-chronological report all about the 4 countries…

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2nd February 2022

Fe Fi Fo Fum we can sense that great stories will come!

Year 2 have started a new text map this week which looks at the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. We have loved learning all…

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1st February 2022

The Piano Film Narrative

Year 5 all had their hankies out as they watched the short film “The Piano” at the start of this half term. The…

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24th January 2022

Fun with ‘Owl Babies’!

Reception this term have been reading the story Owl Babies. We have read the book, asked questions about the story and learnt a text map…

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29th November 2021

World War II – Non-Chronological Reports

In Year 6, we have been learning all about World War II. In English, we have been writing non-chronological reports, with a particular focus on…

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8th November 2021

Greek playscripts

The final two weeks of the first half term proved to be very exciting for Year 5.  As part of our Greek learning, each class…

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8th October 2021

Year 4 Get to Know the Boy King

Year 4 have been ecstatic for all things Egyptians this half term, so it is safe to say that they have been giving their latest…

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13th September 2021


Year 5 have been thrilled by the amazing underwater kingdom in the book Flotsam this week.  They explored the story of a boy who finds…

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7th July 2021

Reporting a Mermaid

Year 3 learnt the story of The Little Mermaid, only to then receive an exciting video news report of an actual mermaid sighting at a…

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25th June 2021

Making a splash in Reception

Reception have made a great start to our new topic, “What is in the water?” We have been enjoying new roleplay areas, investigating seaside objects,…

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17th June 2021

Year Two’s Tremendous Text Map!

As part of our ‘bees’ topic we are going to write our own version of Jack and the beanstalk.  So we decided to learn a…

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16th June 2021

Double Page Spreads

As we approached our break, Year 6 were enjoying themselves whilst creating double page spreads for their most recent English and Maths studies. The children…

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