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Week 1

Week One

This first week back at school has seen the children settle well into Year 6. They are already getting familiar with the expectations and routines of being in Year 6. This week, we having been focusing on the CLPE Growing Our Future Project and have started to learn about the book 'The Promise' by Nicola Davies.




We started the week by going on a 'Nature Walk' around the school grounds appreciating the natural environment we have around us. From this, we then wrote nature inspired poems. Have a look at some excellent examples below:


We started by looking at the settings and also the character of the girl. The children created some fantastic pen portraits depicting the girl's feelings and emotions after the first few pages of the book. Take a look at some excellent examples below:


We finished the week by reading more of 'The Promise' and stopped after the girl had stolen a bag of acorns and realised the power she now had. Read some examples of amazing inference in the diary entries written from the girl's point of view below: