This week we revealed the new school councillors and house captains – they have met their new class or house. We have also introduced a new teaching and learning team the 6 lucky members are: Anya, Molly, Leighton, Tom, George and Charlie. In class we have focused on our novel, Kensuke’s Kingdom. We wrote a responding letter to see if the main character, Michael, could have permission to go on an 18 month holiday and character descriptions.
Lastly, we have been taking part in the 100 word challenge – we are very successful. The 100 word challenge is a website where you write short, snappy stories.
EYFS A – Amelia
EYFS B/Y1 – Isabel
Year 1 – Kayla
Year 1/2 Paige
Year 2 – Eliza
Year 3 – Megan
Year 4 – Thomas
Year 5 – Connor.
House Captains: Darwin (red) Emily and AAliyah
Shakespeare (green) Samuel and Jake
Pankhurst (blue) Evie and George
Shackleton (yellow) Charley and Anya.
Well done to everyone, it was a great day and everyone worked hard.
The children wrote and performed the speeches to the whole school.
Results on Monday.
We have created our ‘vote for me’ campaign stalls for House Captains and School Councillors.
The children in Y6 have started working on their speeches, persuading pupils to vote for them to be a school councillor or house captain.
We have looked at rhetorical devices (alliteration, rhetorical questions, repetition, rule of three) and tried to incorporate these into our writing.
Our Campaign Day is Friday 15th September. Children will perform their speeches to the school and hold a campaign stall to encourage as many pupils as possible to vote for them.
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