Archive | February, 2018

Book Week in Class Two

At the start of the week the children enjoyed the story ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea.’ They designed a front cover and blurb for the book and then wrote invitations to their animals friends inviting them to a tea party. They then drew pictures of the food they would like to have at their more »

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A Bit of Drama in Year 5…

A Bit of Drama in Year 5… Today, Year 5 participated in a number of drama games and activities. We did a few drama warm-ups to get us into the swing of it. We played: -DUDE! -Martha -What are you doing? -Sell me this… For more information, speak to Year 5! We then put all more »

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Orienteering

Orienteering  On Tuesday 27th February, a group of Year 6 pupils participated in an orienteering competition against a number of other schools. The children were required to read a map and find marked locations quickly (around the snowy school grounds) in a particular order. The children partnered up and began dashing around Southill in order more »

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Recipe for a story

What a lovely day it was in Reception today. You may (or may not) know that Mrs Jukes who is currently working with us in Year 4 and Reception also has another job – she is also known as Ella Burfoot – well known children’s author and illustrator. We are very lucky to have her more »

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Book Week Has Officially Begun…

Lights, Camera…Action! The theme of ‘Book Week 2018’ is to share a story. Year 5 aim to share a story through acting one out! The book we have chosen is ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’. The aim of this week is to develop the children’s speaking and listening skills and their ability to more »

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A Trip to Weymouth Library

Weymouth Library  On Monday 26th February, Years 4 and 5 ventured out into the falling snow to visit Weymouth Library. At the library, the children learnt about how books were categorised and developed their ability to find non-fiction and fiction books quickly and efficiently using the Index. It was great to see so many children more »

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Star Assembly 23 February

Today we celebrated children who use their reading (as well as lots of other sources of inspiration) to develop ideas for their writing. They received a Star Learner Award: We have made some changes to lunchtimes this week and the importance of treating others in a kind way has been something we’ve talked about a more »

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