Year 5 Lego Workshop

On Friday 22nd January, staff from the Birmingham City University came to visit Year 5 – teaching them all about programming through the use of LEGO. The children had the opportunity to build moving objects ranging from a drumming monkey all the way to dancing birds. Some of the creations…

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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 Maths Homework

Mrs Murphy’s Group – Please complete the sheet on ‘Factors and Multiples’. Mr Smith’s Group – Please complete the sheet on coordinates called ‘Plotting Points’. The homework needs to be handed in on Thursday 28th January.  Should you require any further help with this work, please bring it back into…

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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


Y4 Homework – Due 25.01.16

The homework this week, in addition to Reading Challenge books, spellings and Maths Passport targets, will be a maths sheet on decimals and a literacy sheet on sentence openers. Thank you for your continued support, Mrs L’Homme and Mrs Acris

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Y1 homework Thursday 21.1.16 due in 28.1.16

The homework this week, in addition to Oxford Reading Tree and Reading Challenge books, spellings and Maths Passport targets, will be a maths sheet on time. Please practise with your child telling the time to o’clock and half past. Thanks for your support, Mrs Byrne and Miss Faulkner

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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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Year 2 homework – week commencing 18.01.16

This week for Literacy homework your child will have been given a comprehension sheet entitled ‘A Summer Holiday’ or ‘All About Transport’. Please complete and return by next Tuesday. Miss Cook’s maths group – This week we have been revisiting written methods for addition and subtraction. Please complete the sheet…

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