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Daisy’s Victorian Diary

While Year 6 and half of Year 5 have been on residential, the remaining children have been writing diary entries for a servant who worked at Blenheim Palace in the 19th century. The children were encouraged to use a range … Continue reading

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Informal Language to Formal Language

In Literacy this week we have been looking at formal letters. We carried out an exercise where we wrote a scenario of a man  in court who recounts his version of events in highly colloquial terms and then his barrister … Continue reading

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Ancient Greek News Articles

The Ancient Greeks have been the topic we have followed throughout the term and this week we have been writing newspaper reports, many of them based upon myths. When all the reports are completed we will use them to create … Continue reading

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My Autobiography: Daisy

I can write my autobiography  “It looks awful!” I cried, covering my face in embarrassment as a huge picture of me spread across the TV screen. “You should be pleased! I mean, how many people we know round here have … Continue reading

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Desert Disaster – Daisy

Last week the children hotseated characters for a story opening. This week they have been writing, editing and refining their story openings. Here’s Daisy’s desert disaster: The desert disaster It was a stifling hot June afternoon and the passengers who … Continue reading

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Macbeth: Recounts from the meeting with the witches – Daisy

In literacy this week we have been looking at the first meeting between Macbeth, Banquo and the three witches. Our task was to write a recount from either the point of view of Macbeth or Banquo. To prepare for this … Continue reading

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