Last term, Year 6 at Kingston studied Jarvis Cocker as a significant local figure (born in Sheffield). They wrote letters to him and his mum (their school governor) asking them to come in and talk to us about themselves. They waited. And waited. No reply came. They kept hoping and Miss Bosworth kept emailing and then he came!! Adam's brilliant report captures the experience... … Read More
Class 3 at Spratton Primary have been studying ‘The Voyage of the Arctic Tern’ by Hugh Montgomery. We thought that creating music would be an exciting way for us to enhance our understanding of a harbour at night time which can be difficult for us land lubbers! The finished result is a mixture of sounds and descriptive phrases and includes some musical vocabulary. Have a listen to Class Three’s Boo! … Read More
Blog the News is live and looking for reporters and stories from blogging classes and schools. The launch does not represent the finished article. It is simply a starting point in a journey that will shaped by those who choose to share in its development. The technology behind the site should make sharing an automagical pleasure. It should be a lot of fun and provide both an audience for pupils and teachers and an ongoing snapshot of what exciting things are happening in and around blogging … Read More
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Class 3 at Spratton Primary have been studying ‘The Voyage of the Arctic Tern’ by Hugh Montgomery. We thought that creating music would be an exciting way for us to enhance our understanding of a harbour at night time which can be difficult for us land lubbers! The finished result is a mixture of sounds [...]
Children from Loatlands Years R, 1, 2 and 5 braved the cold to pay their respects to those who had lost their lives in war on Friday by visiting the local war memorial for the Remembrance service. Their behaviour was impeccable and commented on by several people. Key stage 1 also performed a rememberance song. [...]
The Old Moat dolphins have been investigating poems using and experimenting using alliteration and metaphors so far. They are going to incorporate similes, so keep watching. Here’s their first poem, what pictures does this poem conjure? We have yet to give it a title, do you have any ideas?
You could be forgiven for thinking that Spratton’s Class 3 might have been at loss as to what to do after their tests had finished. Well, if you had thought that, you would be wrong! Straight after break they were in, composing and recording their own song!!
Kiana from Summerland Primary in New Zealand has written a short story inspired by this photo. Like all good writers, she also remembers to give credit to the original photographer by posting a link to his site.