Friday, 9 March 2018

100 Word Challenge Showcase Week 22

Most weeks, some classes take part in the 100 Word Challenge. Last week, for the second time this academic year, some of our children's writing was chosen for the Showcase. A link to the writing by Amelia B (5DCLM) can be found below.

Click here to read Amelia's writing. After reading, you could leave her a reply about her work too. 

Well done Amelia!

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Reasoning in Maths

Reasoning questions are some of the most difficult we work on in maths. How would you get on with explaining these, and what do you think of the children's responses?

Monday, 5 March 2018

A Day in The Life of...

Recently, we've been studying recounts. Some children have had a go at writing the recount of a day in the life of an inanimate object. They wrote them on their class blog. Click the links to read more. If you have time to leave a comment, they'd welcome that too!

The Life Of A Laptop by Nia
The lights flicked on and my mouth was opened. Someone was scratching my tongue! I decided to wake up so I opened my eyes and my mistress was sitting in front of me. She obviously wanted something but instead of saying “Good morning” she said “Finally you have turned on!” I thought that was a bit rude but I am a laptop so I can’t tell her of.She opened up Google Chrome and started to push down my teeth [this is how every day starts]! I realised that it was a Saturday so she shouldn’t give me that much stuff. Click here to continue reading...

I AM A BOOK BEING by Francesca
Dear Diary,  In a big black box, yesterday, I moved into a brand new wooden white home. I wasn’t the only book moving in, there was lots of other me too! Click here to continue reading...

A Day In The Life Of Snow by James
Last Monday, it was snowing in the park. I hate it when it snows. I’m a snowflake and I really do not like it when I touch the ground.  First, I get blown through the wind (not in control of what direction I am going). Click here to continue reading...

If you were completing this writing task, what object would you write about?

Thursday, 1 March 2018

Julia Donaldson Replied!

In preparation for our Be an Author Week writing, Chloe and Natalie (5DC/LM) wrote to Julia Donaldson to ask for some advice for writing rhyming stories.

Chloe, Natalie, other children and many adults were really excited to receive a reply to their letter.

Monday, 26 February 2018

Reading our Be an Author Week 2018 Stories

Before the half term break, we were busy writing stories for young children. Since, we've read our stories to each other, children at Crosshall Infant School and to some toddlers.

Friday, 23 February 2018

Repeating Patterns in Scratch

In computing this week, we've been looking at creating repeating pattering using Scratch. These were made by Nia, Nika, William, Adam B, Sam & Lennon:

Friday, 9 February 2018

Room on the Broom Additional Animal

In the build up to Be an Author Week, we studied stories for young children.

We looked at Room on the Broom and added to the story...