Week 7 (15/7/19)

It has been anther busy week in Class 4! In English this week we have been writing our own informal letters to Mum or Dad from Barney. We chose which part of the story we wanted the letter to be about and we thought carefully about how to include features…

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Week 6 (8/7/19)

In English this week we have recapped prepositional phrases that are used as adjectives and adverbs. We have also been thinking carefully about the purpose of editing work and we have talked about key next steps to always look for. Later in the week, we started to look at the…

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Week 5 (1/7/19)

In English this week we have continued to read ‘Stig of the Dump’ and we have been writing our own police reports about the break in at Granny’s house. We have been making sure that we use features of police reports and we have tried to use prepositional phrases to…

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Week 4 (140

In English this week we have continued to read ‘Stig of the Dump’ and we have been thinking about the break in at Granny’s house. In our groups, we created story maps to show the events that happened. We have also looked at examples of police reports and identified the…

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Week 3 (17/06/19)

On Monday, Class 4 visited the History of Science Musuem in Oxford to do a workshop on the history of medicine. We started off by learning about al-Zahrawi who was an Islamic medical scholar living in Spain around 300 years ago. Al-Zahrawi wrote many books about the surgical instruments and…

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Week 2 (10/6/19)

In English this week we have continued to read ‘Stig of the Dump’. We have been finding out about what Stig and Barney have been doing and we looked at the way the author describes how cold Stig is when Barney visits after Christmas. We have also been creating our…

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Week 1 (3/6/19)

Welcome back to Term 6. We hope that you all had an enjoyable half term break. In English and reading this week we have started our new book which is ‘Stig of the Dump’ by Clive King. We have read the first 2 chapters and throughout this we have been…

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Week 5 (20/5/19)

In English this week we have finished reading ‘The Wolves in the Walls’. We were all correct with our predictions that the family would break through the walls and back into the house but most of us were not expecting what happened after that! During our reading sessions, we have…

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Week 4 (13/5/19)

In English this week we have continued with our work using ‘The Wolves in the Walls’. We have been writing our own stories based on what the family would do having decided that they don’t want to live at the bottom of the garden anymore. Throughout our writing, we were…

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Week 3 (6/5/19)

In English this week we have continued to read ‘The Wolves in the Walls’. Having finished writing our own stories we found out what happened in the book after the wolves had come out of the walls. We identified the connections that the author makes in the book such as…

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