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WORLD BOOK DAY AT RYECROFT!

What a fantastic day! All the children participated in World Book Day 2014 and had lots fun learning about a wide variety of books. Some of the books included: Fantastic Mr Fox Beast Quest Captain Underpants Mog and Meg Aliens … Continue reading

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The Black Hole!

We have been watching this film in Literacy! watch?feature=player_embedded&v=P5_Msrdg3Hk We then thought of some  ‘ed’ openers to make our writing more exciting! Frustrated, annoyed and bored the fresh faced man threw his paper angrily into the photocopier!   Can you … Continue reading

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100WC-… but all we could see was water…!!

This week’s 100 word challenge is to: The prompt this week is: http://100wc.net/2014/02/02/week20-2/ … but all we could see was water… 1.How could you use this in your piece of writing? 2. How could you use it at the end? … Continue reading

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YEAR 6 VISIT EWDEN!

As part of their topic on water, on Tuesday 28th January, Year 6 Talented Tigers went to visit Ewden Education Centre to look at: 1. How the water cycle works. 2. How we clean water. 3. How water is used. … Continue reading

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FIND OUT ALL ABOUT TANZANIA!

As part of their project on Africa the children in Chameleons have been looking at Tanzania! This week the children will be interviewing Mr Tolson and asking him some questions about his time in Africa. They will also have the … Continue reading

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LOOKING CLOSER!

Year 6 have been looking closer at pictures and describing things in lots of detail! This is a poem we wrote together: Evil eyes glaring and scanning for food Jagged, threatening teeth ready to pounce and rip its prey apart. … Continue reading

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LOOK CLOSELY!

Describe this picture in detail!  

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LAND AHOY!

Here are some great sentences by the Monkeys! Can you think of another sentence to describe this boat?

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Mrs Williams comes to the rescue!

Today, Mrs Williams, was a special guest in whole school assembly showing the children the other special job she does outside school. We have been looking at different kinds of jobs and what qualities you need to be good at … Continue reading

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SHOW NOT TELL!

What is your favourite sentence here? The air turned black all around me. Icy fingers gripped my arm in the darkness. Wandering through the graveyard it felt like something was watching me. The eyes in the painting follow him down … Continue reading

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