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Spelling strategies


Here are some ideas of activities children can do to practise their spellings: Trace, copy and replicate and check: Copy a word and go over it several times to help muscle memory. Quick write: Write out as many of those spellings as possible in 1 minute. Drawing around the word: Draw around the word and […]

This half-term’s spellings


This half-term we will be practising words from the Year 3-4 spelling list using a range of strategies. Make sure you practise your spellings at home. Our spelling test is on a Tuesday. Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 measure a piece of cake enough natural library […]

Being Champollion


This week in Big Question we pretended to be Champollion and tried to use our detective skills to read the Very Hungry Caterpillar in Chinese. It helped us understand what it must have been like for Champollion when he had to use the Greek writing on the Rosetta Stone to decipher hieroglyphs. Can you help […]