Google Expeditions

Today KS2 had a very exciting day visiting Greece, standing with polar bears, journeying to the moon and travelling through the respiratory system! This was made possible by Google Expeditions which is a new product that allows teachers to take their classes on virtual field trips. It imerses students in …

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Remembrance Day 2016

This morning we had a special assembly for Key Stage 2 to mark Remembrance Day. James Ross, president of Sutton Cricket Club and Colin Greatham, the Chairman, joined us for the occasion. They came to hear the children sing 10 Not Out, which the Year 6 children wrote last year …

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Year 3 Ice Bear work

During the first two weeks of January, Year 3 really enjoyed using Jackie Morris’ book, The Ice Bear as a stimulus for their writing. We focused our writing on different styles of poetry and developing our use of descriptive language. We hope you enjoy reading our work! Senses Poem by …

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Year 5 Ice Bear Writing

We have had an amazing time over the last two weeks studying ‘The Ice-Bear’ and discovering what life is like in The Arctic.  The children have enjoyed making dream catchers, sketching polar bears, undertaking descriptive and factual writing, constructing igloos and becoming immersed in this wonderful book.  Please enjoy reading …

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Ice Bear Year 4

 

In Year 4, we wrote senses poems about the pivotal moment in the story when the raven captures the baby polar bear. We thought carefully about each individual sense, the structure of a poem and tried  to include adventurous adjectives, verbs and adverbs, similes and personification. We hope you enjoy reading our work.

Ice Bear Senses Poem

The Ice Bear Senses Poem

 

Year Six Ice Bear writing

Year Six children had a fabulous two weeks entering the magical world of Jackie Morris’ Ice Bear. As part of this unit, the children used a range of devices to write descriptive sentences about scenes from the book and they also went on to develop a balanced argument about what type …

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Year 2 Ice Bear

In Year 2, the children used the Ice Bear topic as inspiration to write non-chronological reports about polar bears. Each child used an iPad to research their own facts about polar bears before writing a report containing appropriate non-fiction features. Here is an example written by Tom in Y2JS: Polar …

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Y1 examples of writing ‘The Ice Bear’

Year 1 had a fantastic two weeks creating wonderful writing about ‘The Ice Bear’. Here are two examples of our snowflake poetry… What is a snowflake?   It is a freezing snowstorm, As cold as an ice-cream. It is as unique as me. It is as white as a cloud. …

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