Tag Archives: Eve

Extended Stories: Eve

A long and tiresome walk Chapter 1 The beginning Ben and Mary were part of a foreign tribe in the tropical Island of Hisinki! It is very small and unknown. The Island of Hisinki was a very good place for … Continue reading

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Egyptian Mummification

Over the past two weeks Year 5 have been looking at burial rites for the Ancient Egyptians. We discussed mummification and sequenced the process. After that we created our own reports explaining the process. Some are available to download below. … Continue reading

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The John Akii – Bua Story

This week Class AS have been looking at the life of John Akii – Bua, the first Ugandan to ever win an Olympic gold medal as well as breaking the world record for the 400m hurdles at the same time. … Continue reading

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Olympic Fortnight – Nadia Comaneci

Mr Stanley was just five when Nadia Comaneci became the darling of the Montreal Olympics, but still remembers her impact. Today the children have been finding out about her for themselves by researching the Romanian gold medallist. The first completed PowerPoints … Continue reading

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Tankas

A Tanka is a 31 syllable poem from Japan. It has a syllabic structure of 5,7,5,7,7. We studied several examples before deciding to write our own. The children worked in groups and showed considerable skill in adapting to this new … Continue reading

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Poetry – The Woods

This week in literacy we have been looking at a a range of poems about woods, all with different rhyming patterns. We have also investigated simile, metaphor, alliteration and assonance, personification and onomatopoeia. We gathered together a stockpot of words, … Continue reading

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