Newsletter 27 January 2017

  All classes are using their immersive reading area to develop understanding of their class text. From Y3 who have been exploring Harry Potter up to Y6 who have been […]

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‘What did these animals do wrong.’

These terrible pictures helped Y5A understand that animals are not always treated kindly throughout the world. We discussed zoos and whether they should exist and how animals should be treated […]

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‘Moodtracks’ in Y5A

As part of our film themed topic we have been considering how music is used in film to create mood and atmosphere. Here is some of our learning outcomes. Can you […]

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Friendship Week in Y5S

This week, as i’m sure you know, has been friendship week.  Firstly, to support our thinking about what ‘friendship’ means we spent time looking at the qualities of a friend […]

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Party preparations are well under way!

We are really excited about our Chinese New Year celebrations this afternoon! I wonder if we’ll be able to use these chopsticks…watch this space!

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Dragon supplies R Us in Y4W

Our Chinese dragon supply store was open for business this morning. The children were given a budget and a price list for items they would need for their dancing dragon […]

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Friendship P4C in Year 6

This week, we have had some deep discussions in year 6 about friendship. The questions we discussed were: Y6G: Are all friends good friends? Y6E: What makes friendship? Y6W: Would […]

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Numeracy in y5G/D

This week in numeracy, the children were set the task of making a mechanism that could be part of a set design in a theatre. The children created a design […]

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P4C in Y5A

Should you always stick up for your friends? This was the question which we discussed today, after reading Stick and Stone. These are some of the children’s viewpoints: “Sticking up […]

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Friendship Qualities in Year 5

During Friendship Week Year 5 have been considering the qualities required to be a good friend. Using these qualities several children from Y5A, Y5S and Y5GD made Friendship Survival Kits […]

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Exploring Jungle Book in Y5A

Our class book is Jungle Book. We have been exploring the conversations had by the wolves at their pack meeting. Ruby, Hakim, Suman and Kieran then wrote down their conversation […]

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Making friends in Y5A

Y5A have had a lovely day, giving and receiving compliments and encouragement from their Secret Friend. During the afternoon, we all created a Friendship Pebble for our Secret Friend. Finally, […]

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Making prototypes in Y4G

This week we are planning our Chinese New Year celebration night, as a part of that we will be making Chinese lanterns. We have been making prototypes using our knowledge […]

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P4C in 4W

After careful consideration, we have decided to discuss why Pinecone is so mean. It seems we have some very understanding children in 4W, we think that maybe Pinecone has been […]

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Stick and stone 

To begin friendship week, the children in Year 3 have been reading ‘Stick and Stone’ – a wonderful story about friendship.  The whole school will carry out a P4C enquiry […]

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Expressing ourselves in Year 5

Today, some children took part in a speaking and listening activity to present the animal facts from our non-chronological reports to the rest of the year group. How well do you think […]

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Home Learning in Y3S

We have had a wonderful selection of home learning brought into our classroom this week. The children have completed tasks to support our Magical Kingdoms topic. Take a look at […]

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