Weslandia

This week year 4 have continued their literacy journey into the world of Weslandia, our key text for term 2. The children have been able to discuss and record their own opinions about the book. 

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Year Two’s History

We have been learning about Thomas Becket. We listened to the story and acted it out. Then we chose how we wanted to retell the story. Some of us drew story maps, some of us drew cartoon strips and some of us chose to write the story. 

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Remembrance

On Wednesday 11th November, Year 6 were very fortunate to be able to attend a special Remembrance Service led by Reverend Estella at St Mary’s Church in Patrixbourne. We read prayers and thought of local soldiers who fought in the war. Year 6 also created reflective haikus to read at the service.…

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Story Writing

This week has concluded our learning on the True Story of The Three Little Pigs by the children writing their own story from the point of view of the wolf. Prior to writing the children acted out the story through drama and using puppets. All the children did an amazing job and included lots of…

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Survive Camp Green Lake!

This term in English, Year 6 have been exploring the text ‘Holes’ by Louis Sachar. They have written informal letters from the perspective of the main character, Stanley Yelnats, and researched yellow spotted lizards to write non-chronological reports. To sum up their learning, the children have…

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Coralie has more work published!

Coralie (6NA) has had some of her writing and more of her illustrations published on the Foundling Museum website!  

The Foundling Hospital was established in 1739 to care for babies at risk of abandonment. The museum hosts a weekly competition in conjunction with Jacqueline Wilson to…

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The Arrival - poetry and art

This week in Year 6 we have been looking at 'The Arrival' by Shaun Tan - a graphic novel which illustrates the journey of a man who must leave his family to seek a better life for them in a new, unfamiliar land. This made us consider what it might be like for people who are forced to leave their…

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The Tin Forest - Can you give a helping hand?

This project was inspired by the book‘ The Tin Forest’ by Helen Ward and the way that communities have come together in times of crisis. Imagine a neighbour needed a helping hand. Would you be there to give it?

Thank you to Poppy, Miller, Ariadne and Talya for producing posters and artwork…

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Beautiful Oops story writing.

Creative Writing – Writing for a younger audience

 

Over lock-down Year 6 missed their Year R reading partners so much! Now back at school, they have decided to write and illustrate their own stories inspired by Barney Saltzberg’s book, ‘Beautiful Oops!’

 

Year 6 pupils began by making…

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Nonsense Poetry

Thank you and well done to Evie, Alicia and Edie for completing the Nonsense Poetry and illustration challenge.

 

They wrote and illustrated their own version of Spike Miligan's nonsense poem, On The Ning Nang Nong!

 

Check out the gallery below to see their wonderful work.

 

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Your Quest… Mythological Beasts

Your Quest… Mythological Beasts.

Mrs Smith and Mrs Allen set the pupils of Bridge & Patrixbourne Primary School an art and writing quest with a mythological theme.

Pupils designed their own creatures. They used dice to decide the features of their creations and descriptive writing…

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The Toy Box

Have you ever wondered what might happen if the toys in your toy box came to life?

Mrs. Allen and Mrs. Smith set 'The Toy Box' project to encourage creativity through both art and writing. 

Pupils unearthed inspiration from their toy boxes and practised their observational skills by…

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