Week 6 (1/4/19)

This week in English we finished reading the Secret Garden. We thought carefully about the ending and the way that Colin is reunited with his father. We have written and edited our own play scripts this week. The scripts were based on part of The Secret Garden story for example…

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Week 5 (25/03/19)

This week in English we have continued to read our abridged version of The Secret Garden. We have now met Colin and we have been thinking carefully about how Mary is helping him to feel better about himself. We have been learning about play scripts this week and we looked…

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Week 4 (18/03/19)

This week in English we have continued to read our abridged version of The Secret Garden. We have been thinking carefully about Mary’s character and how her personality is changing now that she has shared her secret about the garden with Dickon. Towards the end of the week, we were…

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Week 3 (11/03/19)

This week in English we have continued to read our abridged version of The Secret Garden. We all really enjoyed the part of the story where Mary entered the secret garden and we have been thinking carefully about how life in Yorkshire is changing Mary. This week we have been…

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Week 2 (04/03/19)

Thank you to all parents who came to an appointment this week, I hope you found it useful. If you would like any further details about your child’s progress, please let me know. This week in English we have continued to read our abridged version of The Secret Garden. We…

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Week 1 (25/2/19)

This week in English we have started to read an abridged version of ‘The Secret Garden’. We have explored the first few chapters thinking about Mary and what has happened to her. We have also been continuing to work on our use of speech punctuation and we have been investigating…

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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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