Exciting Writing


We have been acting out ideas and alternative situations and endings for Julia Donaldson's book  'The Princess and the Wizard'. 


We worked in groups to create detailed instructions on how to brush your teeth. We practiced first by saying them out loud in order for the rest of class to listen. We then discussed how we could improve them further by adding conjunctions, time connectives and expande...


Look at some of the busy learning that Chestnut have been involved in over the past few weeks. We have been exploring 'Living things and their Environments' in science, 'Maps and Directions' in Geography and 'Neil Armstrong' in History.


Chestnut have been learning all about 'Explorers' for the past half term. We have found out about Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong. We were set a challenge to create a poster to share with Year 1 explaining why Neil Armstrong changed what we know about space. We...


We have all made cards for the people we love! Will you be one of the lucky ones on this day of love? Fingers crossed! XXX


Our learning this term has enabled us to explore key concepts (Friendship, Responsibility, Resilience, Compassion) ask questions and steer our learning in a direction that interests and excites us.

This has involved an exploration of:

  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears



Last week in Chestnut we read the story of 'Dogger' by Shirley Hughes. We then looked at an Oxford Reading Tree picture book called  'The Lost Teddy'. We talked to our talking partners about what was the same or 'similar' and what was different. 

We then had t...


In year 1 we have been exploring the story "Where's my Teddy?". We wanted to describe what the woods were like, so Sycamore class thought it would be a good idea to go out and explore our own Forest School to get some ideas. We enjoyed looking around and describing wha...

Last week we were busy not only reading poetry but also creating our own poems. Guess how we generated the vocabulary and language we needed for our poems! Well, we threw snowballs at Mrs Ware...

Don't worry they weren't real snowballs. They were made from paper and we...


We have been using our mark making and writing skills in lots of different exciting activities all week!


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West Derby


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