Year 5 - Grendel's severed head!

This term, Year 5 have been studying the story of Beowulf within their English lessons. As part of their writing, they described the characters of the story including the monster Grendel. Drawing upon their descriptions of the monster, pupils designed and constructed Grendel’s severed head from…

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Textiles - Fibre Art by year 4

Year 4 are delighted to share with you our cross curricular project inspired by the life and work of Faith Ringgold, an African American, female artist and author.

Our current display is of our own ‘fibre art’, a title used by Faith to describe her own particular form of art, combining…

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Year 3 met Claw!!!

Year 3 were made aware of something mysterious lurking behind the mound on the field today, so went to investigate! When we reached the Forest School area, we noticed a pile of logs that had been used for a fire and some kind of prehistoric den. Then, much to the children's amazement (and terror…

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Year 3 Wicked Worms

'Worms are thin,

and they've got a little grin.

We love worms so much,

We don't know where to begin!' 

 

Over the past few weeks we have been exploring animal poetry to link with our science learning about different animals. We began by reading and analysing the poem 'Snails' by…

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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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Year 5 Persuasive Letters

This term in English, Year 5 have been using a text called ‘Hidden Figures’ for their learning. The book is based on the true story of four black women (Dorothy Vaughn, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson and Christine Darden) and the Space Race between Russia and America. The children have learnt…

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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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Year 5 Explanation Texts

For our second unit of English this term Year 5 have been learning how to write an explanation text. This has engaged the children in a range of different structural and language features used for this style of writing. Our main focus was the use of cause and effect sentences where the children…

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