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23 February 2024

Tales ToolKit in Daffodils

This week, we have been exploring our new non-fiction text about doctors. We have turned our non-fiction text into a story. In our story, we have identified the characters, who are Doctor Mani and Toney. We have looked at where the story is set and what the problem and solution are. The children…

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9 February 2024

Team Badgers become Mary Anning!

In Team Badgers, our English unit this half-term has been based on the famous palaeontologist, Mary Anning! This was a fiction text but based on the true story of her life. We have practised using a greater range of adverbs for different cause, a wider range of conjunctions and lots of other…

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5 February 2024

Writing in Hedgehogs

This week during our writing lessons we have been identifying some key features of a journal entry and then we have been planning our own journal entries to retell the story of Our Tower. We have used Showbie to create our plans and we have created a word bank as a class to help us with our…

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26 January 2024

English in Team Meadow

The children have been doing some excellent writing this week in Team Meadow. They have been trying really hard to ensure they are including all of their mastery and gateway keys. 

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16 January 2024

Marvellous Myths in Team Starlings

In Team Starlings, we are reading 'Kai and The Monkey King,' thinking all about ancient Chinese Mythical creatures and artefacts. This week, we have been putting ourselves in the characters' shoes, writing letters and diary entries from their perspectives. Over the next few weeks we will be…

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11 January 2024

Excellent English

In English this week we have been working really hard on connecting two ideas by including 'and' when looking at our new book 'The Lion Inside'. Look at our amazing writing! 

 

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20 December 2023

Sunflowers C&L - I can articulate my ideas and thoughts in well-formed sentences.

Sunflower really enjoyed their Christmas play! They retold the Christmas story. 

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13 December 2023

English - Fantasy Writing in Team Badgers

This term, we have been focussing on the story Nen and the Lonely Fisherman. It's a story about a merman named Nen who was lonely and in search of a friend. He forms an unlikely friendship with a human named Ernest. Team Badgers have been looking at technical skills such as adding adverbs for time…

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27 November 2023

English in Hedgehogs

In English today we have been continuing with our topic of Greek Myths. We have been using our knowledge of The Odyssey and using our inference skills to try to understand what this picture is telling us about the adventures of Odysseus. Firstly, we worked as a table group and then we worked in…

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24 November 2023

Exceptional English in Team Rabbits

We have been working really hard in English this week. We have been writing setnences about our book 'Katie in London'. 

We have been focusing on using capital letters for names and places and using the word 'she'.

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24 November 2023

Excellent English in Team Meadow

This week in English we have been writing diary entries about our school day at Streethay. The children tried really hard to include adverbs and commas for a list in their writing. We are really impressed with their finished entries. 

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23 November 2023

Sunflowers' Literacy - L.O. I can write captions.

Sunflowers have read The Three Little Pigs story in Literacy. They have made a list of items they would pack in their suitcase for when they run away from the wolf.

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