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Reading for Pleasure: Branching Out- Horrible histories

The Horrible Histories books have seen epic success – with over 60 books, a BAFTA award-winning TV series and several spin-off series to date. The books are well known for highlighting the gruesome side of history and are packed with jokes, comics and gruesome facts. ​ Find a list of ten similar books put together for those looking […]

Important !

At the Governors’ Meeting that was held yesterday , it was agreed unanimously that school will open to Year 6 pupils only if the 5 government conditions have been met. This will be decided on May 28th. Younger children will not be expected back in school. Key workers and children who have been attending school […]

Year 6 Comprehension 21.5.20

Hello Year 6. Have a read of the text below and answer the questions underneath, please. Thank you. Find and copy one word from the first sentence that means ‘rough’. (1 mark) What evidence is there to suggest that a creature had passed close to the tree? Give two examples. (2 marks) What evidence is […]

Reading for Pleasure: Branching Out- David Walliams

David Walliams’ books are hugely popular with young readers and over the past several years he has become one of Britain’s best-selling children’s authors. From recounts of criminal grandmas to tales of terrible tooth fairy impersonators, Walliams’ stories have hooked in millions of readers who enjoy memorable characters, an easy-to-read and humorous style and a good […]

Year 5 Comprehension 20.5.20

Hello Year 5. I would like you all to read the text below and then have a go at answer the questions which are underneath, please. Thank you. . According to the text, why does reading fiction become more interesting as you get better at reading? How does the text suggest that authors don’t play […]

Year 4 Comprehension 19.5.20

Hello Year 4. I would like you all to read the text below and have a go at answer the questions underneath. Thank you. What swept over the moon? Find and copy the word in the first sentence that is closest in meaning to covering. … like a cloak, shrouding a face … How do […]

Year 3 Comprehension 18.5.20

Hello Year 3. I hope you all had a good weekend. Can you please read the text below and answer the questions. Thank you. In which country are the cave paintings found? How old are the paintings thought to be? Which two swimming strokes does the article suggest might be shown in the paintings? How […]

Year 5 Non Fiction 18.5.20

Hello Year 5. The library is a great place for books for reading for pleasure. It is also a great place for resources to research and improve you knowledge. Today I have researched Stratford-upon-Avon to link to your current Topic. Have a look at the extracts below and answer the questions. If you want to […]

Nominate Broad Heath

Hello everyone. We are trying to win £5000 to spend on books for our library. There is a link below with a form on it and it would be great if you could help to nominate our wonderful school! To enter, you must be over 16 so please share with parents, grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, […]

Reading for Pleasure: Branching Out- Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpugo has a loyal fanbase among readers who enjoy his stories of wartime, animals and adventure. With hundreds of books to date, Michael Morpurgo’s award-winning stories have become modern classics in primary school classrooms. ​ Find a list of ten similar books put together for those looking for their next read after Michael Morpurgo.

Library Storytime- A Bad Case of Stripes

Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but she never eats them. Why? Because the other kids at her school don’t like them. And Camilla Cream is very, very worried about what other people think of her. In fact she is so worried that she’s about to break out in… A Bad Case of Stripes Written by: David […]

Library Storytime- Here Comes the Garbage Barge

Before everyone recycled…there was a town that had 3,168 tons of garbage and nowhere to put it. What did they do?  Enter the Garbage Barge! This mostly true and completely stinky story is sure to make you say “Pee-yew!” Written by: Jonah Winter Illustrated by: Red Nose Studio Published by: Schwartz & Wade Books Read by: Justin Theroux Run time: 11 […]

Year 2 Non Fiction 14.5.20

Hello Year 2. The library is a great place for books for reading for pleasure. It is also a great place for resources to research and improve you knowledge. Today, I have taken some information from a non fiction book called ‘Children’s History of Coventry’ which can be found in our library. Today’s extract is […]

Year 3 Non Fiction 13.5.20

Hello Year 3. The library is a great place for books for reading for pleasure. It is also a great place for resources to research and improve you knowledge. Today, I have taken some information from a non fiction book called ‘Ancient Egypt’ which can be found in our library. Today’s extract is all about […]

Library Story time- Clark the Shark

Clark the Shark Clark is a shark with zing, bang, and boom. Clark zooms into school, crashes through the classroom, and is rowdy at recess. Clark loves life – but when his enthusiasm is too much for his friends, Clark’s teacher, Mrs. Inkydink, helps him figure out a way to tone it down. Clark the […]

Library storytime – The tale of Peter Rabit

The quintessential cautionary tale, The Tale of Peter Rabbit warns naughty children about the grave consequences of misbehaving. When Mrs. Rabbit beseeches her four furry children not to go into Mr. McGregor’s garden, the impish Peter naturally takes this as an open invitation to create mischief. He quickly gets in over his head, when he […]

Year 4 Non Fiction 12.5.20

Good morning Year 4. The library is a great place to come to for books but also for non fiction books to do some research and learn lots of new things. Below are two photographs from a book called ‘Explore Tudors’, linking to your topic. I am fascinated by this period in history, I hope […]

Reading for Pleasure: Branching Out- Harry Potter

The Harry Potter stories have undeniably charmed millions of readers who enjoy stories sparkling with magic, fantasy and adventure. The award-winning series has sold over 500 million copies worldwide and has been turned into eight hugely successful Hollywood films.  ​ Find a list of ten similar books put together for those looking for their next read after Harry Potter…

Year 6 Non Fiction 11.5.20

Good Morning Year 6. As you know, the library is a great place to research topics to improve you knowledge. Research skills will prove vital for you as you move through secondary school and then on to university. I have taken the below photograph from a book called ‘Japan’, linking your your current topic. There […]

Year 1 Non Fiction 11.5.20

Hello Year 1. The library isn’t always about stories. It is also a great place to visit to find non fiction books to learn new things. Below are two photos from a book called ‘Toys in the Past’. Have a read of the pages and answer the questions below. What toys did boys play with? […]

Year 4 Poetry 7.5.20

Hello Year 4. Friendship is one of the most important things in a persons life. You must be nice to people and make friends who you can laugh with and who will support you when you need it. I am sure during this strange time, you are missing your friends. Have a listen to this […]

Year 6 Poetry 7.5.20

Hello Year 6. I hope you are all well. Please have a listen to / read of the poem below and answer the questions below. I hope you enjoy it. What is your limit? When will you feel truly whole? What are YOUR dreams?

Library Story time- Guji Guji

Guji Guji is quite content with his life as a duckling, despite the fact that he doesn’t look anything like his brothers. Then one fateful day, he meets up with three nasty, grinning creatures. Written by: Chih-Yuan Chen Illustrated by: Chih-Yuan Chen Published by: Kane/Miller Book Publishers Read by: Robert Guillaume Run time: 6.5 minutes I hope you enjoyed the […]

Year 5 Poetry 6.5.20

Hello Year 5. I hope this finds you safe and well. Today, I would like you to have a listen to the poem (or read it yourself as I have attached an image) and answer the few questions below.

Library Storytime- When A Dragon Moves In

If you build a perfect sandcastle, a dragon will move in. And that’s exactly what happens to one very lucky boy at the beach. Dad is busy sunbathing and Mom is busy with her book, so the boy and dragon roam the beach together, flying a kite, braving the waves, and roasting marshmallows. But no […]

Year 3 Poetry 5.5.20

Hello Year 3. Today I have recorded a fun poem for you. Have a listen and answer the questions below. I’d love to see ALL of Year 3 having a go, Enjoy. Where is your nose if it is being forced to smell your feet? Within your ear, what would your nose be? Why would […]