Week 2 (15/1/18)

Class 4 have had another busy week. In English and guided reading we have continued to read ‘How to Live Forvever’ by Colin Thompson. We have been looking carefully at the illustrations and thinking about the characters. We have also been writing newspaper reports about the missing book. Class 4…

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Week 1 (8/1/18)

Welcome back! We hope that you all had a lovely Christmas break. We have got straight on with our learning this week. In English and guided reading we are looking at ‘How to Live Forever’ by Colin Thompson. We have only read the first few pages but we have been…

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Week 7 (11/12/17)

Thank you to everyone who came to our performance of ‘Children of the World’. We hope you enjoyed it, we really liked putting it together. Thank you to everyone who was able to come on Wednesday evening following the performance being rescheduled. In English we have been writing diary entries…

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Week 6 (4/12/17)

This week in guided reading, we have finished reading ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’. We read about the firework competition and found out what the three gifts were. We have thought about key messages that the book is trying to promote such as always being determined and never giving up. In…

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Week 5 (27/11/17)

This week in English we have read more of ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’ by Phillip Pullman. We have been thinking about how Lila and Lalchand need to win the firework competition in order to save Lalchand’s life. In English, we have been recapping the different types of sentences. We have…

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Week 4 (20/11/17)

This week in English we have been writing our own stories in the style of ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter.’ We thought carefully about how to plan our work so that we included a journey that the main character needed to go on in order to achieve a goal. At the…

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Week 3 (13/11/17)

We have had a busy week! On Monday, James Carter came into school to inspire us with his poetry. He taught us and Year 3 about Kennings and we all had a go at writing poems about an animal. We learnt that we needed to be very cryptic with our…

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Week 2 (6/11/17)

This week in English we have continued to read ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’. We have been thinking about the characters and how the plot is developing. We have been continuing to write, edit and improve our letters from Lalchand to Lila. In Maths we have been learning about mass. We…

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Week 1 (30/10/17)

Welcome to Term 2! This week in English and guided reading we have started to look at The Firework Maker’s Daughter by Phillip Pullman. We have thought about the opening to the story and what we know about the characters. Towards the end of the week we started to plan…

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Week 7 (16/10/17)

Today Class 4 visited the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford to learn more about Ancient Egypt. We started off with a chance to look around the Ashmolean museum. We looked for Ancient Egyptian items in other galleries and we found a wide range of other interesting artefacts. In the afternoon we…

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