Entries by karenbarford

Term 4 Week 6

Hi Everyone, Here’s the week ahead: English – We are continuing on with our theme of Chocolate and looking at the text of ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ (Roald Dahl).  We will be understanding characters in texts and analysing things people say in books. The students will also be looking a the suffixes sure and […]

Term 4 Week 4

Hi everyone, here’s the week ahead: English – We will be finishing off our theme on Aliens by completing our own alien invasion poetry.  Then we will be moving on to the theme of ‘Chocolate’.  We will start with the non-fiction text ‘The story of Chocolate’ and look at the text structure. Then we will […]

Term 4 Week 3

Hi Everyone, Please find the week ahead: English – This week we will be planning and writing our Alien Poetry.  This is our last week on Aliens and for the rest of the term our focus will be on ‘Chocolate’.  I assure you it’s going to be fun! During Guided Reading sessions the students will […]


Hi Everyone, Please be aware of the following instructions for Friday. Make sure your child’s recess and lunch are in Zip lock bags and then placed in a larger plastic bag.  They must all be labelled clearly with your child’s name. The water bottle needs to be a disposable one e.g. Pump, Mount Franklin. Closed […]

Term 4 Week 2

Here’s the week ahead: English – the students planned a play with a theme based around feeling alien.  This week they will write their play script and if we have time we will perform.  We will also be looking at the suffix – ation.  In Guided Reading we will have a focus on Inferring and […]

Term 4 Week 1

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday! Here’s the week ahead: English: This week the students will be doing descriptive writing using their senses.  Learning and extending their knowledge of adding dialogue to texts. Planning and writing a diary entry.  All linked to our Alien theme.  In Guided Reading the students will be predicting, […]

Term 3 Week 10

Evening Everyone, Well doesn’t a term zip by very quickly!  Please find the week listed below. English: This week we will be adding suffixes with vowels, looking at clauses in sentences, writing a diary entry whilst making inferences on a characters feelings and finally we will start looking at The King of the Cloud Forests […]

Term 3 Week 8

Hi Everyone, Can you believe it’s week 8 already? This week is going to run differently as we are preparing for Open Night and getting work completed for our progress folders. In English we will be looking at Skimming and Scanning.  We will also be writing interesting speech and finally we will be expanding our […]

Term 3 Week 7

Hi Everyone, Well we had a lovely time last week.  We made cup cakes, which linked to the work we are doing in Science and English.  The children made alien green icing.  Just a little bit of fun for the middle of the term!  This week we are doing quite a bit of work for […]

Term 3 Week 6

Hi Everyone, Please find the week listed below. English: Instructions are the focus of this week; specially with reference to helping aliens to understand what to do on Earth should they ever come here. Initially children have to read instructions and convert them to pictures, considering carefully how the language is used. Next they must […]