Week 4 (24/11/2014)

This week we have been looking at objects and clothing belonging to a witch.  We hot-seated each other (as witches) and asked lots of questions about the witch lifestyle! We enjoyed making up and telling our own witch stories, using the best story language we could think of. Later in…

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Week 3 (17/11/2014)

In our topic work this week we have shared witch stories. We read and retold the story of Winnie the Witch – some of us worked in groups, writing a different section of the story each, then putting it back together and reading it to the class.  We also wrote…

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Week 2 (10/11/2014)

This week we wrote recounts about the exciting alien spaceship crash that took place last week.  We included time connectives such as first, next and then to sequence our ideas.  On Tuesday, we received a letter, covered in green gooey fingerprints, which had been written by the alien. His name…

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Week 1 (03/11/2014)

Welcome back! We hope you have all had a relaxing half term. This week at school has been very exciting! When we got to school on Wednesday we discovered some very unusual things on our playground – something from another world had crashed there! We investigated the crash site and…

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Week 8 (20/10/2014)

This week we have been Autumn Nature Detectives! On Monday morning we all went for a walk around the village and the park. On our way we: identified different trees by their leaves, looked at fruits and seeds, and collected lots of things that had fallen from trees. Using the…

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Week 7 (13/10/2014)

This week the children have been looking at teens numbers and working out how many tens and ones (units) they are made of. Keep practising reading and writing teens numbers at home. Some of us can read and write larger numbers and can represent their tens/ones using Diennes equipment and…

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Week 6 (06/10/2014)

In our topic work this week we have been using non-fiction texts to find out about the Titanic and to sequence the events of the fateful night that it sank. We have also continued our work on descriptive language by using our best ‘wow’ words to describe stormy weather at…

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Week 5 (29/09/2014)

We are pleased to see that so many of you are looking at the website. The children have enjoyed sharing their homework with the class. This week we have been focusing on non-fiction texts in English. We have played ‘Guess the Sea Creature’ and recorded our own clues on the…

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Week 4 (22/09/2014)

This week we have been looking at poetry in English. We have read ‘Commotion in the Ocean’ by Giles Andreae (Friday’s visiting author) and have tried to find rhyming words and good descriptive words in the text. We have also created list poems and added our own verses to other…

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Week 3 (15/09/2014)

Class 1 Home Learning Link This week we have begun our ‘Under the Sea’ topic. We have read ‘Tiddler the Storytelling Fish’ and ‘The Rainbow Fish’. We have also listened to the story of Jonah and the Whale.  In our literacy work we have used ‘wow’ words to describe fish…

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