Monthly Archives: January 2015

Team Squirrel’s Author of the Half Term Review

This half term, our KS1 author of the half term is Simon James. Team Squirrel has read two of this author’s books, ‘Baby Brains Superstar’ and ‘Little One Step’.  First, we read ‘Baby Brains Superstar’ – a book all about … Continue reading

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Guide Dogs for the Blind

Team Oak, Badger, Wilverley and Deerleap chose to sponsor the national charity, Guide Dogs for the Blind. Having completed all of our Autumn Term cake sales, all the children in these classes then cast their votes for the puppy of … Continue reading

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Team Cooper Big Write Dragon Writers

This week, Team Cooper experimented with a new writing technique- using a flashback! For many children, it was the first time they had used this structural feature of story writing so it was challenging trying to plan in a flashback … Continue reading

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Team Hazel Dragon Writer of the Week

This week, our dragon writer was Ella! Her poem in the style of Brian Moses was well composed and she thought carefully about her vocabulary choices. Well done Ella! You are a star writer, keep up the good work! Miss … Continue reading

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Dragon Writer – Team Badger

This week, Team Badger’s Dragon Writer of the week is LACEY! Which phrases or sentences, from this homework diary entry, are you most impressed with?

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Team Caz – Dragon Write of the Week!

Last week, Corah wowed the Upper Juniors with her incredible review of a new pair of trainers! She critiqued the shoes and wrote about how they could be improved. I was particularly impressed with the examples she gave and the … Continue reading

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How to Use the School Library

This week, we will be having refresher lessons on how to use our fabulous school library. Have you got any tips you would like to share with the other pupils on how to choose a good book? What book have you enjoyed … Continue reading

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