We have been doing lots of role play to inspire writing this half term. Albert loves playing with the toy
Otis read a lovely poem called ‘A Who’z who of the Horrible House’, and identified the use of adjectives, nouns and
We read stories about animals with problems and resolutions in class today. Stacey then planned her own story about a
Read Kaylah’s acrostic poem about the rainforest. Notice the time she has taken to choose interesting vocabulary. Kaylah really builds
Neel has written an interesting acrostic poem about the rainforest. We love the vocabulary he has chosen, particularly ‘slithering’ and ‘colossal’.
Claudia created a character using Nutty Putty today. She said that her character looked a bit like a ‘blob’ and a bit
The Blue Group have created a wonderful newsletter as a team to share some of their experiences and hard work.
Kelvin was given a challenge to write a story in only 100 words or less. As every word was important
Children in the red class wrote out the ingredients for a cake, before guessing the hidden ingredients. The children then made the
Raekwon has created an Easter word search – click the link below to download it and see how quickly you
Ben has written a fantastic presentation about chicks – we were lucky enough to hear him read this at the
Albert has enjoyed learning about The Great Fire of London and has worked very hard to produce a newspaper report
Leela wrote a wonderful tongue twister on the ward using words starting with the first letter of her name. See
Leela has written a thoughtful blessing as part of our celebrations for St Patrick’s. We love the poem so much
The Green Group have written a poem together with our visiting poet, Philip Wells. It is a wonderful collaborative piece
We have been reading some Irish blessings for St. Patrick’s Day. Albert has written one for our Easter service below:
Children at Brompton have written some wonderful sensory poems about Spring. Read the work from Efthymios, Fakhria and Maria by
Albert chose an imaginary creature from our story writing prompt pack and then wrote about it below. He used his
Ellae wrote an imaginative story on the ward, just from a single image. She chose from our selection of door
Children at St Mary’s have been making lava lamps as part of Science week. Read a fantastic write-up of their
Alysia (year 7) completed this poem with our Poet in Residence, Phillip Wells. We love the repetition that builds a
Ketsia read “Katie in London” and then wrote a postcard pretending she was Katie. We love how hard Ketsia worked
Sami worked with our poet, Philip Wells, to create a poem called ‘Liyoboo’. The repetition builds a fantastic rhythm when
Taylor has written wonderful riddles during World Book Day. We are so impressed with how hard he tried to write
Finley wrote a wonderful poem about his favourite character in World Book Day. We love how detailed his riddle is
Mohammed was asked to write a short adventure piece that involved a portal. He planned his essay, wrote a draft, edited it and
Nevaeh went on a school trip to a restaurant for Pancake Day (Shrove Tuesday). Read her recount below – but
Children in CW wrote a whole class story today in our music session. They each contributed their ideas and added
Even though he was in hospital, Isaac was keen to complete his Year 2 homework from his home school which
Emilie has written a fantastic poem using her five senses. We love how carefully she thought about each one –
Sienna really enjoyed playing the London version of the game Brainbox in class. She decided that she would like to
Ghada, a pupil from Saudi Arabia, has been learning about comic strips. She wrote one with her teacher and then
This morning we listened to the story of Dogger by Shirley Hughes. We then talked about our favourite soft toys
Heidi has a special toy called Big Bunny and has created a lovely piece of work to show us what
Kaylem has written a story about Father Christmas. His story was about Father Christmas and his reindeers giving him a
Children in CW have been playing with our new game ‘Monkey Bingo.’ We have really enjoyed playing a new game.
Children at Brompton Hospital have also been inspired by our Toys and Games topic. Read their fantastic toy posters and descriptions.
As part of our topic ‘Toys and Games’ children in the primary classroom have been reading ‘Toys in Space’ by
Khia has written a fantastic diary entry from the perspective of a person with Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD). It is
Ellis is a huge Star Wars fan. He loves his lightsaber and has written a description of it below. We
Ahmed loves Superman action figures and wrote a fantastic description of Superman. He thought carefully about his vocabulary – we
Children at CW have made their own board games! Larni and Raphael made creative maths games and wrote letters to
We have been reading lots of lovely books about toys and games this term. Emilie thought about the toys she has loved
Raphael has written a poem about a toy box. He cleverly builds anticipation by repeating ‘What’s in the toy box?’ We
Larni has written a poem about Lego at Chelsea and Westminster. She wrote the poem in the shape of a
Florence read The Magic Box by Kit Wright and worked so hard to create her own version of the poem.
In the primary classroom at CW we have been discussing our favourite animals. Kharmel loves snakes, in particular milk snakes.
Aqsa has written a lovely poem – inspired by Michael Morpurgo’s ‘Coming Home’. We really enjoy the rhythm of the
Naïf has been reading ‘The Stick Man’ by Julia Donaldson. Here he has drawn his favourite part of the story
Fatima imagined she had brought a new party dress and wrote a lovely description of it. Look at the similes
Angelina wrote a poem in her drama session on ‘identity and expression’. Note the repetition within the poem and how
Olivia wrote some funny nonsense poems in class today. Her favourite is the one about an anxious octopus called Olly
Zeynab read examples of poems on ‘Writers’ Ink’ and wanted to write her own poem with lots of words beginning
Charles, Scott and Zane read the first chapter of “Bill’s New Frock” by Anne Fine. The boys then composed a diary
Allegra worked very hard in the primary classroom to create a tongue twister using words that start with the letter
Harry, Alihan and Rosie at The Royal Brompton Hospital wrote persuasive letters to McLaren asking them to bring a sports car
Evie wrote a funny poem for National Poetry Day about the days of the week. She thought carefully about the
Elwad read poetry by A.A.Milne and loved the nonsensical nature of his poems. Her favourites were ‘The King’s Breakfast’ and ‘Halfway Down’ – (read
Rosie watched Michael Rosen perform ‘Chocolate Cake’ and wrote her own version about carrots. We love Rosie’s vivid imagination! http://www.michaelrosen.co.uk
Lana has written a persuasive letter to her head teacher. She was shown a picture of a boy and girl wearing
Erin has made a fantastic pig in her art session with Shaun. It inspired a silly tongue twister. See if
Luka has written an imaginative acrostic poem – using his favourite animals and books as inspiration.
Stacey has been working in our garden, harvesting huge courgettes and carrots. We then used these to create various delicious
Aya wrote a fantastic poem about summer. We love the way she has built a picture in the reader’s mind.
Muhammad has written a book review for Roald Dahl’s fantastic novel ‘James and the Giant Peach.’ We love Muhammad’s enthusiasm
Jake had a wonderful day visiting the fire station on King’s Road. He was able to turn on the siren,
We read Michael Rosen’s ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ in class and Kaylem enjoyed joining in with all the
Stacey has been studying the Ancient Egyptians and has been learning how to write in Hieroglyphics (Egyptian writing made up
Fatima has now written her very own tongue twister – ‘Fairy Dust, Fairy Flower’. Here she is performing it for
Fatima started story writing by creating these colourful characters with Nutty Putty. She then acted out a story with them and wrote
Fatima has worked hard to learn her letter sounds and can now use them to make words. She is so
Katie has written diary entries from the point of view of Joseph Bazalgette, who revolutionised London sewers to prevent disease.
Grace and Jack have written poems based on the Pie Corbett poem ‘A Poem to be Spoken Silently’. They wrote their
Having written tongue twisters in class, our budding poets at CCHS watched Michael Rosen’s ‘Chocolate cake’ to get tips on
Elwad loves llamas, so she chose to write a tongue twister about them. See how she repeats sounds and phrases to
Bukhari, aged 10, wrote a mature and thoughtful poem, inspired by Brian Bilston’s poem ‘REFUGEES’. I may be hated and unwanted,
Emily at The Brompton Hospital has been thinking about all the wonderful things that summer brings. Read her wonderful poem
We have been looking at tongue twisters in the primary classroom. We love them! Albert wrote his own tongue twister
Katie has written a wonderful poem about her favourite season, Spring. Watch her reading her own poem.
Stacey and Ahlam love gardening! They were very happy that we have been given a community garden space and worked
Tom was able to write words using our sound cards today. Well done Tom!
Mya has been trying very hard with her writing. Here is her lovely writing on a whiteboard. She read it
James was so inspired by a Geography session on The Northern Lights that he started a story about them! Chapter One
In DT the children created a sculpture of the Eiffel Tower. This inspired them to write facts about replicas of the