Week 2 (15/11/19)

This week we have been investigating newspapers and the features of newspaper reports.  We looked at lots of examples to find headlines, columns, captions and direct speech then we discussed the purposes of these features.  After practising writing headlines of our own, we thought about what people at the time…

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Week 1 (8/11/19)

This week we have continued finding out about the events of The Great Fire of London. We thought about what we might have seen and heard at the time, and thought about how we might have felt. We planned and then wrote a diary as though we were in London,…

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Week 8 (24/10/19)

This week we have continued to learn about the Great Fire of London.  We found out that although the fire started in a bakery in Pudding Lane, there were several reasons why the fire spread so fast and became such a huge disaster.  Ask us what caused the fire to…

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Week 7 (18/10/19)

This week we learnt about how The Great Plague spread through London in 1665.  Thinking like historians, we considered how terrifying it must have been for Londoners knowing that they could catch this awful disease at any moment and that there was no cure.  As part of our journey back…

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Week 6 (11/10/19)

Half term is in sight but the children have still been working really hard on their work in class.  In our English lessons we have been imagining what London would have been like in the 17th century.  We watched a video simulation to help us picture it more clearly. You…

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Week 5 (4/10/19)

This week we have been turning our storyboards into stories about Paddington Bear, in particular ‘Paddington takes a bath’. We had to think of all the things that we needed to do in order to make sure our story was well written. We had to think very carefully about our…

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Week 4 (27/9/19)

This week we have continued to enjoy Paddington stories and have been basing our English work on these.  We watched a clip called ‘Paddington takes and Bath’ and read the story as well.  Using these, we blocked out the main stages of the story in a story map then Mrs…

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Week 3 (20/9/19)

In our English lessons this week we have watched some Paddington Bear clips and collected a range of adjectives to describe his personality and his appearance.  Later in the week we started writing descriptions of him, adding as much detail as possible. Our key learning question in Maths this week…

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Week 2 (13/9/19)

Welcome to Class 2. We’re really proud of how well the children have settled in to their new class and have already been doing some brilliant learning.   Since being back at school we have started our London topic. We have thought of lots of interesting questions that we would…

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Week 6 (8/7/19)

We started our short week with an RE day on Tuesday.  Our focus was ‘Creation’ and we learned about the different beliefs people have regarding this.  First we shared the creation story from the Bible and discussed what Christians and Jews believe about creation.  We then thought about a scientific…

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