In Literacy we have been doing research, about poor Victorian children and the jobs they had to do, in preparation for story writing.

During our Talking and Listening lessons we have been thinking about children's rights and our responsibility to others as a result of them.  We have also looked at how children's rights have developed, in Great Britain, over the years as a result of influential people like Dr Barnardo and Lord Shaftesbury.  

2016 - 2017


As part of our Invaders topic we have been writing Kennings.  A Kenning   poem is a riddle made up of several lines of kennings to describe something or someone.  We hope you enjoy our kenning poems.

During recent Talking & Listening sessions we have been thinking about what makes a good learner.  The children were set the task of teaching their partner a new skill.  This was beneficial to the children as they could see clearly what was required to be both a good teacher and a good learner.  

Below are some photographs of the children teaching and learning their new skills:

In Literacy we wrote stories about being caught in an earthquake, tsunami, hurricane or volcanic eruption.  Our stories had to have an: Introduction


                                                           Resolution (to the problem)


You can read a few of our stories below. We think we did a good job.  What do you think?

We did our own research into earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes and tsunamis.  Then with the information gathered we compiled a report which included how they were caused, what damage they did and where in the world they happened.