Features of a newspaper

In Year 3 this week, we have been learning all about the different features of a newspaper. During our first lesson, we looked the individual different features, using the Write Stuff shapes to support us. Next, we worked in groups to pick out all the features in an examples newspaper Read more…

The Mysteries of Stonehenge

This term Year 3 have been learning all about Prehistoric Britain. In Topic today, they learnt about the theories of Stonehenge. These include a burial ground, concert venue, healing place and a calendar. The children had some great discussions about each of the theories and why they thought they may Read more…

Year 6 work with #Thrive

Over the last 2 days, year 6 have taken part in a number of workshops which were led by the #Thrive team. The children explored a range of themes such as emotions and feelings, self esteem and confidence, communication and resilience.

Year 4 Poetry

This week in English Year 4 have been learning about Tanka and Cinquain poems. A Tanka poem is a Japanese five-line poem.  Tanka, translated, means “short song.” It is similar to Haiku in that there are specific amounts of syllables for each line of the poem. It follows a 5, 7, 5, Read more…

Year 6 Greek Day.

Today, year 6 visited Touchstones museum to take part in a range of workshops about life in Ancient Greece and the legacy that the Greeks have left behind. Lots of drama, debating and fun along the way. What did you enjoy the most? What did you learn and find interesting? Read more…

Year 5 Computing- My Talking Avatar.

Today in computing, children created their own talking avatar and highlighted the importance of using technology safely, respectfully and responsibly. They also discussed what they shouldn’t share online: pictures of themselves with their uniform on, their name or any other private/ personal information. Children also recognised acceptable and unacceptable behaviour online and they Read more…