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Poets and we didn’t know it!

This week the Bluebells have been learning all about a special type of poem called a cinquain. We learnt that a cinquain is a poem with 5 lines, which must have a certain number of syllables for each line. The children planned their two poems they were going to write....

Waiter, Waiter there’s a fly in my soup!

This week we have been looking at formal language in English. We do like a bit of role-play in the Beeches so we decided to set up some restaurant scenarios. As ever their drama skills were fantastic. Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You...

Bookworms Unite!

There's so much to do at Windy Nook during lunchtimes! Children are flocking along to the library to choose another new book for the week. Everyone is welcome! The only problem is deciding which one to choose! Article 17: You have the right to get information that is...

Anna, Hans, Olaf and Sven were trapped in ice

The children in the Dragonflies class were shocked to find the characters frozen in the ice. They decided that the only way to help them escape was to keep the ice in a warm place. This would make the ice melt. Good thinking Dragonflies! They then pretended to be the...

Proud to present penguins!

Article 28: Right to a good education. Nightingales are proud to present their class display all about penguins. We found out lots of penguin facts to help us write fact files. We really enjoyed this...

Owls learn how to make a jam sandwich

Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or in any other way unless it harms or offends other people. Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should be encouraged to go...

Robins’ Royal Chocolate Cake Storyboards

This week, Robins have been reading and responding to the text Small Knight and George and the Royal Chocolate Cake. They've really enjoyed the story and have developed their prediction skills. Today, they had to read summaries of the text to draw images and complete...

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