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The Story of Gelert

Well done to Khalid, Krystian, Mildred, Brandon and Muhammad for these excellent examples of story maps for our innovated Gelert story.


A Poem to be Spoken Silently

As part of our learning in literacy, we have spent some time reading and understanding a brilliant poem by a wonderful author called Pie Corbett. The poem’s title is: A poem to be spoken silently. 92 more words

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The People of Malé

Last week, we were busy learning a story about the people of the fictional island of Malé, and their struggle to overcome the brutal General who ruled their lives. 40 more words


Quest toolkit

This is an excellent example of a toolkit for our new quest story. Well done, Umut in Cedar class.


We Are Proud Of Our Writing

The writing wall has just been updated in Beech class, and the children’s hard work in Literacy lessons is certainly beginning to pay off. Mr Jones was very pleased with the improvement he saw from everybody in the class, but there are some who deserve a special mention for incredibly impressive improvements. 34 more words


Quest-style story example

This half term, the homework project is based around planning and writing a quest-style story. Below is an example of the sort of story we would expect to see at the end of the 8-week process. 47 more words


Story Mapping

Story Mapping is a technique we use in literacy lessons to help the children internalise the narrative, or any text type. For example, this week we have been using story maps to help us write a newspaper article. 78 more words