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Star of the Week

At the end of each week we select a



All children will have a chance to be STAR of the week.





Friday, 9th July 2021

Well done Luca P, Emmna, Chioma, Issac, Lourenco, Princess, Heidi, Oliver M, Arianna, Malachi and Nina!

All these children worked very hard today on their introduction to The Three Billy Goats Gruff.  They have made sure their compositions are humorous, filled with detail and they have even used a thesaurus to change every day dull words to interesting and descriptive vocabulary.  Malachi's troll was a "sluggish, unattractive troll around 44 years old"!

Well done on making an every day story so unique!


Friday, 9th July 2021

Well done, MartinToday, Martin  wrote a very creative and detailed description of the troll from The Three Billy Goats Gruff.  He used lots of adjectives and drew a very groteque-looking troll!  Well done Martin for trying so hard with your writing today.


Friday, 2nd July 2021

Well done Mikayla!  Mikayla is our resident Shakespeare expert.  She has read most of Shakespear's plays and has agreed that whilst her favourite book was King Lear she now prefers Othello.  Mikayla is able to understand the plot and the motivations of the different characters.  Well done Mikayla for being so enthusiastic with your reading.  You have inspired us all!


Friday, 25th June 2021

Well done Elias!  Elias has worked very hard on his joined up handwriting.  He has made so much progress from the beginning of the year and all the class is really impressed with him.  Well done, Elias! 


Friday, 18th June 2021

Well done Natalia!  This week, we have done a lot of work on time.  Natalia understands how to read the time on a clock for past the hour and to the hour.  This is VERY tricky and Natalia has become one of our time experts. Well done, Natalia!


Friday, 11th June 2021

Well done Oli!  This week, we have had a lot of fun acting out the Shakespeare play A Midsummer Night's Dream.  Oli wholeheartedly took on the role of Nick Bottom and had all the class enthralled.  We have also started doing a lot of gardening - we have weeded (this was a really hard job!), cleared out and planted our sunflowers, marigolds and radishes in the planters.  Oli has taken great interest and been a great help in doing this!  Well done, Oli.


Thursday, 27th May 2021

Well done Connor!  Connor has settled in really well to his new class.  He has made lots of great friends and is participating well in all of our lessons.  He always has very good questions and likes to share his ideas.  Well done, Connor!


Friday, 21st May 2021

Well done Luca P!  This week, Luca P planned and conducted a "Plant Race" experiment to see which seeds would germinate quickest.  He planned his experiment well and even wrote his own hypothesis and drew and labeled diagrams to show what was happening.  Well done, Luca P, for writing such an excellent experiment.


Friday, 14th May 2021

Well done Heidi!  This week, Heidi wrote a beautiful acrostic poem called Unless based on our work on The Lorax.  She described how nothing will change unless we make small differences in the world by recycling, looking after trees and plants and stop taking what we don't need.  Well done, Heidi for writing such a thoughtful and thought provoking-poem!



Friday, 7th May 2021

Well done Philip!  Not only is he star of the week but it's also his birthday today.  Well done, Philip for starting an excellent diary entry from the perspective of the Lorax.  You are using a range of adjectives to describe the beautiful land that the Once-ler is destroying.  Philip always uses his own ideas and puts his best effort into his work.  Well done, Philip!


Friday, 30th April 2021

Well done Isaac!  This week Isaac wrote a descriptive setting about the glorious land where the Lorax lives.  Isaac used a range of sentence openers and adjectives to create a very well written piece of work.  Also... Every day, Isaac collects his little sister from Reception.  He never fails to help her with her bag and coat and to look after her.  Well done, Isaac for your descriptive writing and for being such a kind, caring and thoughtful brother.


Friday, 24th April 2021

Well done SeanThis week Sean has been working very hard in maths.  He has been solving complex fraction questions and is also able to count in fractions!  Sean has seen a huge improvement in his handwriting since he started learning to use joined up handwriting this week.  Keep working hard on your joined up handwriting.  Well done Sean! 


Friday, 1st April 2021

Well done EliasThis week Elias was elected by the class as a friendship monitor because he is so kind, caring and considerate in the playground.  He ensures that children are all feeling included and they have someone to play with.  Well done, Elias for being aware of your friends' feelings and looking after everyone.


Friday, 26th March 2021

Well done NinaNina has been working very hard to learn her times tables.  This week, she has been practising adding and subtracting numbers up to 100.  She is getting so good at doing this that she is now becoming one of our experts!  Well done, Nina!


Friday, 19th March 2021

Well done Oliver SOliver S always tries his best.  He works very hard and always puts up his hand to answer tricky questions.  This week, we have been looking at the botanical artist Marianne North and he sketched and then painted a beautiful picture of a daffodil.  Well done Oliver S!


Friday, 18th December 2020

Well done Princess!  Princess always tries her hardest and ensures she asks good questions to produce her best work.  She is always helpful to the children around her and answers their questions when they need a hand.  Well done, Princess for being a hard-working, kind and supportive class member!


Friday, 4th December 2020

Well done UzziahUzziah is a hard worker and always perseveres through any challenge.  This week, he has gone onto Timestables Rockstars and supported Year 2 SW to win the weekly tournament.  Uzziah, well done for always trying your best and working as a team!


Friday, 4th December 2020

Well done Arianna!  Arianna has worked very hard this week.  After a lot of hard work, she completed a very well written version of the story Rapunzel.  She used her best handwriting which took her a long time, but she persevered and has a very neatly presented published piece of work.  Well done, Arianna!


Friday, 27th November 2020

Well done EmmnaEmmna is always curious and asking questions.  She reads different types of books to learn about history, science, religion, art and many topics and she shares what she has learnt with the class.  Her vocabulary is getting better all of the time and she is able to use interesting verbs and adjectives in her work and clearly explain the meaning of a difficult word to the children in her reading group.  Well done, Emmna!


Friday, 20th November 2020

Well done Martin!  Martin is a kind and very supportive friend and always makes sure people are well looked after in the classroom and in the playground.  This week is anti-bullying week and Martin created a superb anti-bullying poster which he has used to help the other children to remember to choose kindness.  Something we all need to remember.  Well done, Martin!


Friday, 13th November 2020

Well done Malachi!  Malachi is now using adverbs in his work and is even able to start a sentence describing how a character did something.  Malachi also worked hard in our comprehension lesson and provided some very insightful comments on one of Aesop's Fables, The goose that laid the golden eggs.  Well done, Malachi!



Friday, 6th November 2020

Well done Ewurabena!  Ewurabena is one of our resident money experts.  She is able to confidently add different coins together to make an amount.  Today, Ewurabena wrote, memorised and confidently and expressively recited a poem about bonfire night.  Well done, Ewurabena!


Friday, 15th October 2020

Well done Oli! Oli has had a tricky week this week with only having use of just one hand; however, he has not let it get in the way of his work!  He has mastered adding using base ten and is on his way to mastering subtracting using base ten.  Well done Oli!


Friday, 15th October 2020

Well done Oliver M!  This week, Oliver M has written an excellent version of Jack and the Beanstalk using a wide range of sentence openers, interesting adjectives to describe the "foul-smelling giant" and speech marks.  He always illustrates his work with great detail and colours it in beautifully.  Well done, Oliver M!


Friday, 9th October 2020

Well done Mikayla!  Mikayla always works so hard to get 10 out of 10 in her spelling and times tables test.  She has an outstanding attitude to work and tries her best.  Mikayla has been working hard on the presentation of her work and this week produced an superb piece of written work on the life cycle of a butterfly using her own facts.


Friday, 2nd October 2020

Well done Natalia!  Natalia always tries her hardest in every lesson.  She has set herself excellent goals to work hard and to get her name over the rainbow and always aims to achieve this with excellent behaviour in class.  This week, Natalia has shown how kind, caring and generous she is to her classmates. 


Friday, 25th September 2020

Well done Luca A!  Luca A always has a funny joke to tell during our lunch joke time.  He works hard to learn them and does a good job at making the class laugh.  This week, he used lots of super adjectives in his writing.  He wrote a very funny description of the stepmother in his retelling of Hansel and Gretel this week.  Well done Luca A!


Friday, 18th September 2020

Well done Lourenco!  Lourenco asks very good questions and always contributes to our learning.  He is kind to his friends and always very polite and attentive in class.  Lourenco has worked extremely hard to produce work that he is proud of this term. 


Friday, 11th September 2020

Chioma always listens in class and puts her hand up to ask a question.   She always tries to do her best work using her neatest handwriting.   Chioma did very well in PE today because she listened and followed instructions well.  Well done, Chioma!