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Category Archives: English

Penpals in Year 2

Year 2 have enjoyed having pen pals from Belsay school throughout this school year through The Linking Project. sadly we have not been able to meet up with our pen pals this year but we have kept in touch throughout the year by writing letters, exchanging postcards, sending pictures and even writing acrostic poems about our pen pals.

Penpal Zoom

 

 

It has been an interesting project and we hope to keep in touch with our new friends.

Performance Poetry

Year 2 have enjoyed reading, writing and reciting poems this week. We have enjoyed reading different types of poems and performing them with actions. We chose our favourite poem to write and perform. We also made finger puppets to use to illustrate and perform our poems.   Continue Reading

Traditional Tale Stories

Last Term, our Nursery children enjoyed looking at Traditional Tale Stories.  We talked about the different characters and how each story has a beginning, middle and end.   We did lots of exciting activities linked to each story including making up our own characters,  choosing our own ending to the story and tasting yummy gingerbread men. … Continue Reading

Seven Stories

It has been delightful to welcome Megan from Seven Stories back into school. We had enjoyed stories from Megan via Zoom before and immediately after lockdown – but having her back in school has made the sessions even more exciting. Thank you Megan and Seven Stories for this fabulous opportunity. Continue Reading

World Book Day

For World Book Day we read a lovely story called Luna Loves Library, about a little girl who likes to meet her dad at the library to read their favourite story books. We visited our school library and chose our own favourite story books and then we wrote about them. Continue Reading

Mechanical Animals in Year 3

We were inspired by the mechanical animals in the story of ‘Leon and the Place Between.’ We designed and created our own versions. We chose either a lion, tiger, bear, horse or elephant to bring to life. We used cardboard templates, paint and split pins to bring our creations to life. We used black felt… Continue Reading