Friday 6th November

Welcome back! We hope you’ve had a lovely half term. In our topic work this week we have continued to learn about the Fire of London with a focus on how the fire ended and what happened after the fire.  We discovered that 65000 people were made homeless and had…

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Thursday 22nd October

It has been a long term and the children are getting tired after working so hard in school over the past few weeks; however, they have continued to show great enthusiasm for their learning this week.  They have imagined what it might have been like to be in London at…

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Friday 16th October

      In Class 2 we have been learning all 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…

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Friday 2nd October 2020

This week our English work has been based on the Paddington stories that we have been sharing in class.  We watched a clip called ‘Paddington takes and Bath’ and read the story as well.  Using these, we mapped out the main stages of the story in a story map.  Mrs…

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Week 2 (6/3/20)

This week we have started our Topic on India. In our English work we’ve begun by looking at a picture of an Indian street market and then describing it. We’ve thought carefully about how we can organise our ideas, how we can start our sentences in different ways and how…

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Week 1 (28/2/20)

Welcome back! We hope you’ve had a relaxing half term. In our final week of our Victorians topic we have been learning all about the life of Florence Nightingale.  Having watched video clips and shared the information we gained from our reading homework, we planned biographies of Florence.  We thought…

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Week 6 (14/2/20)

This week we have been writing poems set in Victorian times.  We shared a poem called ‘The Chimney Sweep’s Story’ by Wes Magee, looking particularly at the structure of the verses and the poet’s vocabulary choices.  After that we brainstormed ideas for our own poems set in other Victorian workplaces…

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Week 5 (7/2/20)

This week we have been writing about Victorian schools, using similar criteria to last week in order to make this piece of writing even better than our last.  First we found out more about the Education Acts that were passed in the later part of the Victorian period making school…

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Week 4 (31/1/20)

This week we have been planning and writing persuasive letters. We thought about all the different jobs children had to do in the Victorian times and how dangerous they were. We then wrote a letter to a member of the government to persuade him to stop children from having to…

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Week 3 (24/1/20)

This week in our topic work we finished writing our information texts about children at home in Victorian times.  Our success criteria included using conjunctions to link ideas, starting our sentences in different ways and writing in the past tense.  We used feedback from the adults to check and improve…

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