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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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Character Descriptions

In English, we have been looking at story openings and character descriptions. For homework we asked the children to come up with descriptions for a family member. Here are some of the children’s efforts. Harriet   Sam K Lois  

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The Fisherman’s speech from The Island

During Countries Fortnight, we have been studying Armin Greder’s novel, The Island, which tells the story of a stranger who is washed up on the beach of an isolated island. The focus of the novel is how the man is … Continue reading

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