Exciting Writing


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!



Chestnut have been working hard writing questions, fact finding and creating fact files for all kinds of topics. We have particularly enjoyed finding out about fantastic women from the past, including Amelia Earhart and Marie Curie.

Ask us a question, give us a quiz and...


One of Chestnut's 'Favourite Five' books was a non-fiction fact book all about the life of Vincent van Gogh. We found his life fascinating and wanted to find out more. Some of us went home and found out more about him.

We wrote questions about what we would like to kno...


Today was a very special day. We went to Central Library in Liverpool City Centre to receive our Writing Quality Mark Silver Award. It made us feel very proud and we would like to thank everyone for all your help, support and hard work. Our family of children, staff, p...


We are very proud of this weeks exciting writers, they have produced lovely pieces of work.

Their work is now displayed on our exciting writing walls in the main school foyer and on the reception corridor for all to admire.

Well done!


Today in Forest School it was all about the birds!!! We talked about how to ensure birds have enough to eat and shelter to make a nest to keep warm. 

We made bird feeders and hung them in the trees and we made bird houses. Next week we will paint them and hang them...

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45-65 Leyfield Road

West Derby


L12 9EY

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