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Always Complaining!

As part of a week's work on writing formal letters, Year 6 engaged in some role-playing activities which were based around lodging a complaint about inadequate customer service. Their task was to use formal language when detailing their experiences. Acting out...

Ladybirds are Reading

This week in Literacy the children have been reading their books or word cards to an adult in the cosy reading corner. It has been brilliant to see the progress they have all made since starting Reception, so a big well done goes to all the children for working so...

The Big Questions!

The Year 6 children held a debate this week, around the issue of screen time for children. Clear, concise and well-thought-out arguments were presented, both for and against, and everyone engaged in the debate. We had a chairperson, a panel and a studio audience, all...

Pizza anyone?

Following on from lasts weeks English reading of instructions this week Owls wrote their own instructions on how to make a pizza.  They worked so hard to include a title, sub headings, enriched vocabulary, adverbs, time connectives and bossy verbs.  The best part was...

WOW Writing!

This week, in Mrs Hocking's English class, we have continued with our work on 'The Piano'. We have produced two pieces of writing: The first, was a conversation between the Grandad and his Grandson and the second a diary entry, in the viewpoint of Grandad, when he was...

Anyone for a jam sandwich?

Following on from reading instructions Owls then had to make the jam sandwich.  They made sure that they read each instruction carefully and in order to make sure they made their sandwiches correctly. There wasn't much left in the...

To read or not to read that is the question!

What a fantastic week Owls have had in English.  They have been reading instructions on how to make a jam sandwich.  They then had the task to sort mixed up instructions into the correct...

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