Week 7 (10/12/18)

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 6 (03/12/18)

This week we have continued to write our descriptions about a lovely winter village scene, making sure that we were responding to any feedback we had been given. We then started to use the ideas in our character and setting descriptions to write a Supersprout story. First of all we…

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Week 5 (26/11/18)

This week we looked at a picture of a wintery setting and imagined that our character, Supersprout, was there.  After discussing all the things he might be able to see, hear, smell or feel, we wrote them on our plans. We used the adverb questions (Where? When? How?) to add…

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Week 4 (19/11/18)

This week in our English lessons we have watched the short story clip of ‘Sprout Boy’, the little sprout who just wants to find someone to share Christmas with. We had a go at retelling Sprout boy story. On Tuesday we then discovered that Sprout Boy was, in fact, a…

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Week 3 (12/11/18)

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 2 (05/11/18)

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 1 29/10/18)

Welcome back! We hope you’ve had a lovely half term. Firstly, we would like to apologise for the fact that our last blog did not get posted before half term as was intended (due to an admin oversight).  The children have now all been given a ‘takeaway homework menu’ which…

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Week 7 (15/10/18)

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 6 (8/10/18)

This week we have continued writing our stories about Paddington Bear. We have particularly focussed on how we can improve our sentences by adding adjectives and adverbs. We know that an adjective describes a noun and an adverb describes a verb. We know that an adverb or adverbial phrase can…

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Week 5 (1/10/18)

This week we have started to write stories based on ‘In hot water’, which is all about Paddington taking a bath. We have been trying really hard to extend our sentences using conjunctions, to write more than one sentence about an idea and to use adjectives to describe. We have…

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