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5B Book Week Highlights!

This week 5B have produced some absolutely phenomenal work as part of studying Benjamin Zephaniah for book week. They have built fantastic confidence shown through their rap performance, poetry analysis, inference skills and creativity in relation to understanding aspects of different cultures. See the highlights below: 5B, firstly what did you enjoy the most about […]

Marshmallows for Reception Red!

The children have learnt all about the book Marshmallows for Martians. They had a fun week painting their own imaginary Martians, making repeated patterned fruit kebabs for George, using construction to make a space rockets, shape puppets and lots more. Have a look at all the fun the children had below: Can you make a […]

Book and Performance Week in 3 Blue

What a fantastic and busy week we have had in 3 Blue! The children have really enjoyed hearing the last few pages of George’s Marvellous Medicine. This week the children have been actors, scientists, poets, mathematicians, book critics and artists. They have also written letters, instructions for their own marvellous medicine and a diary entry. […]

Nursery go on a bear hunt

As part of book week, the children in Nursery shared the story ‘We’re going on a bear hunt’ by Michael Rosen. The children got involved in lots of fun activities around this story. Watch the clip below to see what they got up to during the week. Here Nursery using different props in Forest School […]

Book week in 4 Red

What a busy, fun week we have had in 4 Red this week. We looked at the story the BFG in more depth and detail and created some super art work, we wrote play scripts, setting descriptions about dream land and character description about the giants. We also explored the types of food that the […]

Congratulations Ayesha!

Wow! What an amazing performance from our very own Greta Thunberg! Ayesha performed a great poem that she wrote herself, and managed to come joint first in our 2019 Talent Show! I definitely think we have a future star or politician in our class. Well Done Ayesha, we are all so proud of you!

2W The Enormous Crocodile

What a week it has been! At the end of term you might think that the children would be tired…. NOT THESE CHILDREN! They have given 100% effort and energy which has resulted in great outcomes. Firstly, we have LOVED learning about The Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl and produced some super writing. Here is […]

Chains in 6 White

This week has been an incredibly busy time in 6 White, as we have explored the book Chains, written by Laurie Halse Anderson. As it is Black History Month, we have analysed how the history of slavery in America has been portrayed through literature. We have discussed our understanding of empathy and how we can […]

4 White’s Book Week.

In Book Week, 4 White have been looking at the book ‘The Firework Makers Daughter’ written by Philip Pullman. Please take a look at our IMovie below. What was your favourite part of Book Week? Do you think Lila will be able to save her father? Can you predict what the ending of the story […]

Books and Performance Week: 3 Red

This week, 3 Red have been working on their reading, writing and performance skills. We have focussed on The Magic Finger by Roald Dahl. The children have loved practising these skills and I am so proud of the work they have produced. Be sure to check out our blog post showing the trailer we worked […]

1 Blue Book Week – Zog by Julia Donaldson.

We have had a great project week. We have been learning all about the picture book Zog by Julia Donaldson. The children have been developing their reading and comprehension skills this week as well as attending ‘Dragon School’ where they learned dragon skills just like Zog in the book. The children were able to sequence […]

Broad Heath’s Got Talent 2019

To finish off a fantastic week and an even better term, children across all year groups have taken part in a talent show. Class auditions have been held this week and the winners battled it out to be crowned ‘BHGT Champion’. Everyone who took part was worthy of the award, but it was 2W’s performers […]

Book week 4 Blue

This week in 4 Blue we have looked at 2 books by Mark Lowery. We have summarised the story, wrote predictions for the sequel. We hot seated the characters and weave advertised buying the Jam doughnut that ruined my life. We recommend this book strongly.

Book week in 2 Blue

This week at Broad Heath the children have been taking part in Book Week. As the class love to hear one book in particular, it was only fitting that the book we used was The Day the Crayons Quit. During the week, the  children used what they have learnt over the first term to complete […]

Year 5 Autumn 2 Spellings

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 develop immediately secretary bargain desperate attached forty community existence vehicle lightning queue stomach sincerely system government controversy disastrous restaurant rhythm environment nuisance category language harass programme accompany interfere occur correspond thorough mischievous amateur apparent necessary parliament signature suggest conscience yacht committee privilege curiosity exaggerate accommodate […]

6 Red Book and Performance week

Wow! What a great week! We have seen so much BRILLIANT work from all of you. We are so proud! Our book for this week was Journey to Jo’burg by Beverley Naidoo. This story is about a brother and sister on a journey to find their mum. When their baby sister suddenly becomes very sick, […]

5 Blue are CONNECTED

As part of book week, 5 Blue have been analysing poems by Benjamin Zephaniah, that demonstrate multi-culturalism, as well as different values such as Respect, Equality and Teamwork. Listen to their performance below. 5 Blue, what did you enjoy the most about this performance?

5 Red’s Book Week: Challenges

This week we have been studying the book Clockwork. Challenges: Bronze: Did you enjoy the book? What was your favourite part of the book? Explain using detailed sentences and describe how that part of the book made you feel. Silver: Explore the question “Did Karl deserve to die?” Give 2 reasons why he did, and […]

Reading in Six Red.

As a class we are all working hard to ensure each and everyone one of us is reading a variety of genres. As part of project week as a class we have been reading the book “Journey to Jo’burg” which has lead to some very interesting conversations as we unpicked the story. In addition to […]