Showing posts from November, 2018

PJ day!

The children looked fantastic in their pyjamas on Friday and the school raised lots of money-we have decided we would like to do it every week!

A reminder that this Friday is our class assembly and parents are invited for tea and biscuits beforehand in the staff room. The children have been working really hard at learning their lines and are looking forward to putting on a show for you all!

Twelfth Night

On Monday afternoon year 6 were treated to a performance of Twelfth Night by the Young Shakespeare Theatre Company. The play was brought vividly to life, including the whole audience to rein-act scenes such as the storm which shipwrecks Viola and Sebastian and the party at Lady Olivia's house. The children were encouraged to explore the motives, thoughts and feelings of the characters throughout. It was a highly engaging and educational afternoon for all.

The children then used this performance as a stimulus to produce some descriptive writing about the storm scene. They were encouraged to use descriptive techniques (e.g. metaphors), vary their sentence openers, and use advanced punctuation and a range of sentence lengths in order to build tensio