Week 6 (11/02/19)

In English this week we have been writing alternative endings to ‘How to Live Forever’. We have thought about what would happen if Peter had decided to open the book and based our story endings around this. Throughout this writing, lots of us have been continuing to work on the…

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Week 5 (04/02/19)

In English this week we completed our setting descriptions. We really thought about how we could edit and improve our work based on the feedback that had been given. Later in the week, we had another recap of how we can use fronted adverbials in our work and we learnt…

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Week 4 (28/01/19

On Monday and Tuesday of this week we had visitors from China in school. They came to our school to experience life in a British school and we hope that they enjoyed it. Before Christmas, we wrote letters to these Chinese children and they shared reply letters with us, lots…

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Week 3 (21/01/19)

In English we have been continuing to read ‘How to Live Forever’. We have been discussing questions about the text looking closely at where the evidence is. We have all written newspaper reports this week and lots of us focused on how to use adverbs in our writing. Towards the…

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Week 2 (14/01/19)

This week in English we have been continuing to read ‘How to Live Forever’. We have been looking closely at the text and the illustrations so that we can use evidence when explaining our ideas. In our writing we have continued to explore the use of adverbs within our sentences…

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Week 1 07/01/19

Welcome back! We hope that you all had a lovely Christmas. This week in English we have started our new text ‘How to Live Forever’ by Colin Thompson. This is a picture book with wonderful illustrations and a very thoughtful story. We have read the first few pages in which…

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Week 8 (17/12/18)

It has been a busy final week of term! The children all performed amazingly well as part of our Christmas play, we hope that you enjoyed it! Thank you again to all parents who provided wonderful costumes – your support was very much appreciated. We have managed to find time…

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Week 7 (10/12/18)

We have had another very busy Christmas week! In Reading we have finished ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’ and we found out that the 3 gifts were talent, determination and luck. In English, we have started to write diary entries for Lila. We will be finishing these next week. In maths,…

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Week 6 (03/12/18)

We have been very busy this week with rehearsals for the Christmas performance. Thank you to everyone who has brought in their costume. Please can we have all other costumes in school by next Wednesday at the latest – please let me know if you have any problems. Many tickets…

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Week 5 (26/11/18)

This week in English, we have been looking again at different clauses. We have been identifying main and subordinate clauses whilst thinking about how a subordinating conjunction can be used in a sentence. We have also continued to look at adjectives within sentences and we have been identifying which adjective…

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