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Additional stanzas in the style of Timothy Winters by Charles Causley

Since the start of this term we have been looking at the poetry of Charles Causley. Last week, the class produced some excellent homework where they researched the life of Causley. This week, the children have been looking carefully at … Continue reading

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Using a painting to inspire writing

In English, we used a painting at the end of last term to inspire some writing. The painting was An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump by Joseph Wright. The children had to take on the role of … Continue reading

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CSI Liss – Newspaper reports begin emerging

Following news earlier in the week of an investigation into what seemed like an elaborate hoax in the music and drama room, the reporters from Rowan Class have been busy submitting copy to their editor. The first two articles cast … Continue reading

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Crime Scene

Mr Stanley was called to the music and drama room this morning at playtime. When he returned he was ashen-faced. This is what he saw: Year 5 and Year 6 pupils were called to the music and drama room in … Continue reading

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Egyptian Storywriting

In English, we have been continuing to work on story openings. As an end of unit write, we asked the children to write an exciting beginning to an Egyptian story. Here’s Harriet’s great effort. The haunted pyramid   A tall, … Continue reading

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Sponsored Walk

Well done to all the children in Rowan Class who took part in and completed the sponsored walk on Friday. As usual, Mr Stanley used the walk as an excuse to replicate a forced march, but most of the children … Continue reading

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