Animals and insects

This half term we are looking at different types of animals and insects. When we arrived to school on Tuesday we had some caterpillars in our classroom. 🐛  We talked about the caterpillars and discussed what they might need to survive. After reading the story ‘Monkey Puzzle’, we knew that a caterpillar Read more…

The Gingerbread Man

This week we have been reading the story ‘The Gingerbread Man’, we talked about who made the gingerbread man and who ran after him. We noticed that the fox tricked the gingerbread man into jumping onto his nose and gobbled him up. We used adjectives to describe the fox and Read more…

Decorating Gingerbread People

This week we have been reading The Gingerbread Man in our literacy lessons. We have learnt how to retell the story and we have been designing our own gingerbread person. The children used coloured icing pens to help with their fine motor skills and chose the decorations carefully. They had Read more…

Little Red Riding Hood

For our new text for English, we have been looking at Little Red Riding hood. This week we have been retelling the story in our own words. We did a fantastic job using openers, conjunctions, adjectives and adverbs. We have now planned our own version of this story and we Read more…

The Three Little Pigs

This week we have been reading the story ‘The Three Little Pigs’. We started the week off by reading the story and talked about the different characters from the story. In our topic afternoon we talked about the different materials used to build the pig’s houses and discussed the properties Read more…

Moth Artwork

This week, Year 5 have started a writing unit of work based on the book ‘Moth’ by Isabel Thomas. The book is a narrative poem telling the story of natural selection and evolution using the peppered moth. The children have enjoyed being immersed into the book and learning about the Read more…

Welcome Back!

Welcome back to school, we hope you had a lovely break 🙂   We have been doing lots of lovely things today, including looking at our new book ‘The Queen’s Hat’. We asked the Queen lots of questions about her life and how she felt when she lost her hat. Read more…

Spelling Bee

Over the last few weeks, Year 6 have been working extremely hard in all topics. One area in particular that they have been focusing on, is their spellings. They have been practising all spellings from the year 3,4,5 and 6 list via the use of games. Today, both classes played Read more…

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