Ironman - Year 4

Term 1 Year 4 The Iron Man by Ted Hughes

 

The Iron Man by Ted Hughes is a fantastic book to inspire English lessons. We love teaching it as much as the children love learning from it. The Iron Man allows for such creativity and opportunities for learning. As well as reading the whole book…

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The Norse Gods

In English this term, Year 6 have been exploring Norse Mythology, in particular looking at the goddess Freya and Thor the god of thunder. Pupils have learnt how to punctuate dialogue accurately in order to help add quotes to newspaper reports as well as writing their own Viking myths. 

To…

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Weslandia a new civilisation

This week year 4 have been working hard on creating wonderful non chronological reports ( posters) about this terms key literacy text called Weslandia. We think that you’ll agree that they look pretty amazing. Well done year 4 your teachers are very proud of you all.

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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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