Thursday 19 December 2013

Winter Poem

Elia and Erin have brought their outstanding work to show me this afternoon. They both worked together on developing a snowy scene with speech bubbles and dialogue from each of the characters.

This beginning then turned into writing a Winter Poem each. The poems are simply lovely with some brilliant ideas!

Well done Elia and Erin!

Tuesday 17 December 2013

Evie and her Christmas Story!

Evie has just visited my office to read her Christmas Story to me! It is a fabulous story with lots of interesting words. Evie received a Head Teacher's Gold Award for her amazing story writing!

Listen to Evie reading her story aloud...

Thank you for sharing your story with me!

Well done.

Friday 13 December 2013

Letter to Santa (by Nina)

I'm delighted to read Nina's letter to Santa. I love her introduction sharing the things she likes!

I think you are a sporty person with your interest in swimming and horse riding.

You are a lovely girl and deserve to have great gifts at Christmas time. I will send a copy of this message to Santa!

Well done!

Letter to Santa (by Ronnie)

Ronnie has been to show me his amazing letter to Santa. Ronnie has thought very hard about the organisation of his writing and also the quality of his handwriting.

I am very impressed with Ronnie's letter. 

Ronnie also pointed out that we needed to cover up his home address to keep him safe!

Well done Ronnie!

Thursday 12 December 2013

Epping Information Centre

Henry and Elia have been busy making stationary products to sell at their Epping Information Centre afternoon next Monday!

These are really high quality items which I'm sure you will enjoy selling! Well done!

Wednesday 11 December 2013

Finley's Electric Circuit

Finley attended a Raspberry Jam event on Saturday with 6 other friends.

They were each given a Snap Circuits kit and Finley has made a really interesting circuit which sings Happy Birthday, runs a fan, lights up a bulb and LED.

Wow, fantastic work Finley!

Tuesday 3 December 2013

3D drawing

Alex and Elena have been learning how to draw 3D boxes otherwise known as a cube.

Miss Williams is very delighted because both children have really tried hard and persevered until they got it right!

Well done both of you, I'm really impressed!

It must be nearly Christmas

It's lovely to have a visit from three lovely children who have made a Christmas decoration for my office. This is my first Christmas decoration, thank you so much!

I'll put it up tonight so you can see it in the morning!

Friday 29 November 2013

Persuasive Poster

I was so delighted to see Beau come to my office this afternoon to show me his amazing Epping Forest poster. Beau is trying to encourage more people to visit the forest following his school trip earlier this week!

Beau has been learning about persuasive techniques and has clearly used alliteration very effectively to catch the reader's attention. Fabulous.

I am very impressed, well done Beau!

Tuesday 19 November 2013

Janet's fantastic day

Janet has made me feel very proud because of the enormous amount of work that Janet has completed.

Today Janet has worked hard learning fractions, semantic links (!), letters and sounds, reading, top copy writing and work on the Blitz!

It is so wonderful to hear your amazing work today.

Well done!

Friday 15 November 2013

A Soldiers Pocket!

Amy wasn't feeling too well yesterday but appears to have 'worked her socks off' at home.

Amy has put together a range of artefacts that may have been found in a WW2 soldiers pocket! Included is a picture of his wife, a letter written to him from his wife and two children and a kit list!

Amy has even tried hard to make them look old and dated. Very authentic!

Well done Amy!

Wonderful Writing

I am truly delighted by the writing from Katie who has worked with Mrs McKenzie to produce a superb extract of her own story.

I love the choice of vocabulary and writing features you have included.

You can read Katie's extract online on our blog site!

Very well done.

Marvellous Metaphors

Elena and Erin have just visited me to share their amazing poetry which includes metaphors that they have been learning.

It is so brilliant that I asked both girls to read their poem whilst I recorded it. Here it is for you to listen to.
A fabulous poem which was so wonderfully read aloud. Thank you!

Thursday 14 November 2013

Lauren's writing including amazing adverbs

Lauren's writing is very impressive. Lauren was able to tell me the special words she has used.

Very well done for producing such great writing. I'm looking forward to seeing your writing get EVEN better.

Oliver's Problem Solving strategies

I was delighted to be visited by Oliver who shared with me his maths investigation work where he was finding different combination of pizza flavours.
Fantastic work in finding a pattern. I'm over the moon!
Well done!

Thursday 24 October 2013

Ivy Chimneys Citizens

I was very fortunate to be shown the draft version of these posters last week, and here they are duly completed and looking fabulous.

I'm particularly interested in the words both Nina and Olivia have used to describe pupils who attend our school? I wonder if these might become useful when we talk about a set of Core Values for the school.

I'm really pleased to see your finished work. Very well done girls and do have a well deserved half term holiday!

Wednesday 23 October 2013

Listening to Bay reading

I was delighted to have a visit from Bay this afternoon who wanted to share her reading book with me. I had mentioned in Achievement Assembly that I would like to hear her read and so here she is!

Bay's reading is so amazing that I've uploaded it for everyone to hear.

Well done and I hope you will pop back soon to read to me some more.

Tuesday 22 October 2013

Seed dispersal - explosion!

I was delighted to visit Willow class and to look at Joshua's drawing and explanation of seed dispersal.

This is fantastic, particularly your illustration of seed dispersal.

Well done!

Monday 21 October 2013

Bronson and his fabulous WW2 project

Really impressed to listen to Bronson talking about his project work on WW2. Your recount of your visit to Royal Gunpowder Mills is amazing.

Bronson is clearly very proud of his achievements and has explained the things he has learnt very well.

Well done and keep it up!

Thursday 17 October 2013

Alfie's Propaganda Poster

Alfie has produced an amazing poster which reflects his understanding of WW2 and how propaganda was used to influence people.

This is a fantastic example. Well done!

Wednesday 16 October 2013

Learning about 2D shapes!

Wow - I'm so impressed by both boys and their understanding of 2D shapes.

Vinnie and Joshua been able to describe the features of the shapes on their page. Lots of interesting facts learnt about sides, angles (vertices) and their names!

Well done!