Darwin Diaries

Year 6 have been learning about Charles Darwin and, this week, have been writing a letter in the style of Charles Darwin.

Sophie came along to show me her writing today and explained that she was using old-fashioned vocabulary and lots of descriptive language in her letter which you can see…

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Posting our Letters

Year One were very excited to write letters to their families. In their letters they have explained that they will be taking their pets home for the holiday. They have introduced their pets and offered reassurance about whose job it will be to look after them! The children are now very…

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Our Class Pets

The children were delighted to choose their own class pets this week. Each child has been given a cuddly toy to look after (which they will eventually bring home). The aim of this project is to inspire the children to be more focused, more creative and more motivated to write in child-initiated…

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Poppy's Poetry

Earlier this week, Poppy came to the Headteacher's Office with some excellent poetry which we'd like to share with you. I was really impressed by the language used and the mood that Poppy has managed to convey - well done Poppy.

 

THE HILL

by Poppy

Away lives the hill

far far moon…

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Supertato

Last week we planned and wrote our super hero stories. The children were very proud of themselves, as were we, and many of them have chosen to display their writing on our proud wall.

Today we have made our own potato superheroes inspired by ‘Supertato’ by Sue Hendra. We talked about the…

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The Adventures of Odysseus

Year 6 had great fun presenting their diary entries recounting Odysseus’s encounter with the Cyclops. We turned our classrooms into Greek feasting halls and shared our amazing writing with each other.

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An Odyssey

Year 6 children have been writing their own Odyssey journeys and Sophie's was particularly impressive.

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War Pennies

As part of their Remembrance Work, Year 2 have been studying a War Penny that belonged to a relative of Mrs Dennett.

She was so impressed with Phoebe's design that she was sent to me for a Headteacher Award!

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Remembrance Poetry

Today, after our whole school Remembrance Service, Year 4 read poems by two of our favourite poets: Roger Stevens and Brian Moses. The book is called 'What are we fighting for?' We then brainstormed the qualities of a soldier. Some of the qualities were brave, kind, trustworthy, loyal,…

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Sammy’s Writing

As you can see, Mrs Tomsett was very impressed with Sammy’s writing today. He’s used lots of fantastic sentence openers. 

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Year 2 Guy Fawkes Writing

It was lovely to see some writing from Olivia in year 2 today. Year 2 have been learning about Guy Fawkes this week and Olivia included lots of information in her writing. She even got a Puffin Point from Mrs Franks. Well done Olivia.

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