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Bali Butterfly Park, by Jaka

On Tuesday we went to the butterfly park to see what they had for our English. We had to make a brochure about it and we did that by looking at what was in the butterfly park like the attractions … Continue reading

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Pollution Solution

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We mixed Art and Social Studies to create a piece of art about pollution. We used card, coloured paper and pictures from calendars to make these fabulous fantasy collages.  

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Art Club

School is out until the end of July, but in the meantime we have been running a one-week art club for kids, ‘Discover Impressionism.’ The children were so focused on their work and produced some excellent pieces of art. Here … Continue reading

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Painting like Monet

I’m so very excited about our Art project this month! The children learned about the life and works of Claude Monet, and then went on to learn about Impressionist painting techniques, such as blocking areas of colour and adding detail … Continue reading

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The Diary of Billy Perryman

The children have just finished their stories of Billy Perryman, which they wrote in response to reading the Wreck of the Zanzibar by Michael Morpurgo. Here is the last part of Billy’s diary, written by Jaka. SEPTEMBER 9TH Dear diary, … Continue reading

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Papier Mache Fish

The highlight for me this week was seeing the children complete their papier-mache fish, which we made as part of our integrated unit of work on Coasts and Oceans. This was particularly satisfying for me because I have tried to make … Continue reading

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The Wreck of the Zanzibar

There’s nothing better in English than sharing a good book! This week Year 5 and 6 read the Wreck of the Zanzibar by Michael Morpurgo, one of my favourite children’s writers. This is a delightful story that always brings a … Continue reading

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Hello world!

I’ve started this site so that I can share some of the awesome work that goes on at our little private study group. I love my job and am passionate about teaching, and so any times I just beam with … Continue reading

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