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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Week 5 (1/7/19)

This week in English, we continued to look at the story of Wild. We broke the story up into the introduction, the build-up, the problem, the resolution and the ending. We then thought about what happened during each stage and how the main character was feeling. We then started to…

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Week 4 (24/06/19)

To start the week, in English, we planned and wrote recounts about our fantastic visit to the Explorer Dome. We wrote in the past tense and took care to sequence our ideas in chronological order, using time conjunctions to help us. Later in the week we returned to our ‘Wild’…

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Week 3 (17/6/19)

This week in English we have continued to listen to the book ‘Wild’. We have used the setting of the story as the basis for our own writing. We have had to think really carefully about all the different things we might see, hear or smell in a forest/jungle setting.…

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Week 2 (10/6/19)

This week we have started looking at a new text but we’ve not read much of it yet. Instead we have been investigating the front cover to see what we can discover about the main character. We discussed who she might be, her appearance, where we think she lives, what…

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Week 1 (3/6/19)

This week in English we have started to think about ‘Superbugs’. We had to design our own superbugs, write detailed captions and then plan and write about what our superbug looks like, where it lives, what it eats and how it survives. We had to make sure our writing was…

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Week 5 20/5/19)

Having completed our superhero stories, we used the feedback we’ve been given to write a next step for ourselves.  In order to action our next steps and improve even further, this week we have started writing a new story entitled ‘The Day I woke up with Superpowers!’. We are using…

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Week 4 (13/5/19

This week we continued to write our superhero stories, making sure that we were responding to any feedback we had been given. We had to think really carefully about the success criteria and make sure that we were writing in well organised paragraphs, including a question for the reader, starting…

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Week 3 (6/5/19)

This week we have been planning our own superhero stories and thinking about what makes an effective plan.  We wrote success criteria for our stories and started writing the opening and build-up sections.  Within our writing we are trying to include enough detail to engage the reader and we are…

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Week 2 (29/04/19)

This week in English we have continued with our topic ‘Superheroes’. We have finished off our character profiles, making sure that we’ve included really interesting adjectives and superlatives. We also started planning superhero stories. We had to think about the setting, who the enemy will be, the problem and a…

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