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BREAKING NEWS- Egyptian Special

Year 3 have been collecting facts about the Ancient Egyptians and we’ve made a special news broadcast to show them.

Enjoy the show and comment below…


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The Comedy of Errors

By Edwin, Grayson, Jake, Luke and William

(Mr Rex’s English Group)

Once upon a time Aegon has twin sons [Antipholus] who are noblemen. He rescues another pair of twins, [Dromio] who become the boys’ servants.

They go on a boat and a big storm rages. Lightning strikes the mast, waves crash onto wooden planks of the deck and thunder roars loudly. Aegon tries to save the children but his one son and servant get swept overboard. Do they drown?

Aegon takes his son Antipholus and his servant Dromio back to Syracuse. Meanwhile, the other Antipholus and Dromio get washed up in Ephesus. Antipholus of Ephesus marries a mad woman called Adriana.

Aegon takes Antipholus of Syracuse and Dromio of Syracuse to Epehesus to look for the missing twins. So the comedy of errors begin!


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Year 3 in the Dance Show!

There has been a lot of excitement surrounding the Holme Grange Dance Show as there are many many great dancers on display. Some of the finest talent is right here in a Year 3.

The girls did two fantastic group dances while Daisy and Claudia performed exceptional solo routines.

You can watch all their dances below…

Dance Show 2015 – Year 3 Girls Routines from Mr Cluett on Vimeo.

Dance Show 2015 – Individuals – Daisy & Claudia from Mr Cluett on Vimeo.

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Matt’s New Story

We’ve been reading Bill’s New Frock in English recently. It’s a story in which Bill wakes up with a shock when something very strange has happened.

We were all inspired to write a story about the time something strange happened, with the emphasis on creative writing. Below is Matthew’s story.

As you read, see if you can identify the writing techniques that he’s used and be sure to comment on them at the bottom of the screen.

Also, Matthew chose not to give the story a title, can you suggest one?

Once there was a boy called Matthew. He was a normal boy. He had blue eyes and brown hair. But one day something bad happened.

He woke up and got dressed into his Barcelona away football top and some white tracksuit bottoms. He looked in the mirror and realised that he had a mohican! He was shocked. He walked quickly out of the door and Matthew’s mohican got stuck in a cobweb.

“Oh no, oh no, oh no,” Matthew said “This is not good”


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Egyptian Gamis

In their recent ICT lesson, Chestnut class have been having some fun learning about a new ipad app called Telligami,

After researching an Egyptian topic and each writing their own speech, the children used the app to make an information report – also known as a GAMI.  Have a look at a selection of their creations in the video below. Each Gami has been researched, written and produced completely by the children.

Leave some comments please… Do you like the app? Have they done a good job? Did you learn anything new?

Egyptian Gamis from Mr Cluett on Vimeo.

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Mini Teachers

Mr Cluett’s maths group has once again been taken over by some very talented mini teachers. Mr MaCauley and Miss Northend both gave excellent lessons on multiplying using the Grid Method. They showed a great understanding of the topic and helped everyone learn the method successfully.

What at do you think of their teaching? Leave your comment below…

A Lesson by Miss Northend from Mr Cluett on Vimeo.

A Lesson by Mr MaCauley from Mr Cluett on Vimeo.

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