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In year 4 we have loved reading our wordless book and creating our own narratives based on this text, The Yellow Balloon.

Year 1/2 came into school to this crime scene! They decided to write a letter to the Wizard of Oz to find out the whereabouts of the wicked witch.


Neverland (Y4) received a letter from Peter Pan urging them to complete their letters persuading him to take them to Neverland! He even left some Pixie Dust behind.

Dragon's Den


Year 3 have been studying a mystery egg that Mrs Smithson found on her way into school. A few days after the egg was discovered... this unexplained note appeared! 

The Mysterious Red Egg

‪Year 5 have been busy locating the features of a newspaper report. To begin with, we struggled to differentiate between direct and reported speech so we had to help each other to understand the difference first.‬

After locating features of a newspaper report, we applied our knowledge to our work. We began by locating the headline, subheading and the 5 Ws in a WAGOLL about an earthquake. After group discussions, we wrote our own headline, subheading and introduction to our newspaper reports.

Gathering ideas from one another by having some time to explore each other’s work and magpie and fantastic ideas we fine.

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Year Three have thoroughly enjoyed reading and retelling the Greek Myth ‘Pandora’s Box’.

Year 3- this is us working in small groups to plan our own Greek Myths!

‪Year 5 have been using our stimulus ‘The Arrival’ to map out a plan for the build up of our narratives. To ensure our descriptive writing has impact on the reader we have been utilising emotion wheels. ‬