Workshop fun in 2WB ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ

As part of our London topic, we had a workshop yesterday to enjoy interactive learning activities about the Great Fire of London. The children did freeze frames, bucket relays and re-enacted various parts of the historical events.   It was a fabulous opportunity to apply and embed the learning we have done in class.   […]

Eye witness interviews are big news in 2WB ๐Ÿ‘€

As part of our topic learning about The Great Fire of London, the children used their interviewing techniques to make a news report video. After carefully thinking about suitable witnesses and questions to ask, they worked as a team to record each other as roving reporters. Here are a couple of examples: Children’s news reporting […]

International storytelling in 2WB ๐ŸŒŽ๐Ÿ“–

We love working with our Chinese partners as part of an international project. After exchanging ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ stories, we have learned about a traditional Chinese story called ‘The Three Monks.’ We learned the story in English, then the children were really enthusiastic about reading the story in Chinese. Watch our video to see […]

Reading hangouts in 2WB ๐Ÿ“–

It was book t-shirts galore today, for World Book Day! We had a go at building a reading den in school for our World Book Day activities. Later, we went live with our class to see how the den building was going on at home. It was lovely to hangout together, sharing extracts and chatting […]

P4C in 1/2P

This week we have looked at the amazing text โ€˜After the Fallโ€™ by Dan Santat. We considered the deeper meaning within the story and discussed how we can be resilient and have a โ€˜Growth Mindsetโ€™. Our children were brilliant at this and we had a really meaningful discussion. We then closed our eyes and thought […]

Poetry critique in 2WB ๐Ÿค”

We have been exploring examples of Asian poetry in 2WB. Poetry has included storytelling, shape poems, Haiku, rhymes and even nonsense. We have been thinking about what we like and using our oracy skills to justify our opinions. Here are some examples: Alexie Oracy Amelia Oracy Darcie Oracy Eliza Oracy Khalifa Oracy Kieran Oracy a […]