Category: English

What a wonderful world

8th March 2022

This week has marked another World Book Week, with Thursday not just being World Book Day, but also World Wildlife Day. With this in mind, years 3 – 8 looked…

What is reading?

1st March 2022

Reading is very much multi-layered. On the surface, when listening to children read, we hear their ability to decode the words in front of them. However, just like an iceberg,…

English and Maths are cool!

13th June 2016

We had fun creating Calligrams (shape poems) in English. First they copied a poem out into the shape of the given topic on their whiteboards and then they had a…

The Lion King

20th May 2016

A massive “well done” to all the children (and staff) involved in last night’s performance that was absolutely brilliant. It is a production worthy of the West End! There are…

BBC Radio 500 Words Writing Competition

15th April 2016

Eva Z and Abigail G recently entered the BBC Radio 500 words writing competition. There was over 123,400 entries and both Eva and Abigail’s stories have been picked. There are just…

“Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”

11th March 2016

The children came to school on Wednesday dressed in amazing and creative costumes, as characters from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. There were enough Oompa-Loompas to run a chocolate factory…

‘Room in a Broom’

11th March 2016

We very much enjoyed our Dressing Up Day and all looked wonderful in our ‘Room in a Broom’ costumes! Mrs Blacker’s class wrote inventive stories about their characters. Noah’s story…

‘The Faraway Tree’

11th March 2016

This week in the Reception it has all been about our book for Book Week: ‘The Faraway Tree’. We have had fun making fudge to pay Moon Face to slide…