Lady Joanna Thornhill (Endowed) Primary School

Learning for the Head, Heart and Hand

Swift Class Blog


In science, we have been learning about melting and dissolving. We did an experiment testing the dissolving of sugar cubes, icing sugar and granulated sugar. We found out how long it took each to dissolve. In English, we are writing an alternative ending of The Highwayman. Perhaps our endings won't be as sad. After finishing The Incredible Ecosystems of Planet Earth, we have started to read Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K.Rowling. We are becoming masters of fractions in maths, also learning about decimals and percentages.



In English, we have been reading the poem, The Highwayman. We have written a non-chronological report to explain all about highwaymen and have been writing a character description to describe the highwayman in the poem. We have tried to use fronted adverbials, metaphors, personification and similes.


In P.E, we have been learning to play handball. This requires a lot of team work and good hand-eye co-ordination. tomorrow, we have got Team Building in P.E. This will encourage us to really think as one.


In Reading Practice, we are reading The Incredible Ecosystems of Planet Earth and using our - VIPERS reading skills to answer questions. We have been learning about how presentation contributes to meaning.