As part of their study of ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’ by Michael Morpurgo the Year 5s have been trying to imagine the lives of Kensuke & Michael on the island and how the characters would have felt. One of the things that creates a great bond between the two of them is […]

Year 5 Shell Paintings

After enjoying some of Michael Rosen’s poetry by watching Michael himself on his website, and listening to Mr. Handy read from ‘You Tell Me’, the children in Year 5 wrote some poems about ordinary events. The only guidelines they had were: 1. Write 5-6 sentences about something, anything, you’ve done […]

Poetry Inspired By Michael Rosen

Animal Agents, Summer Reading Challenge 2017 15 July to 2 September Essex Libraries Summer Reading Challenge is called “Animal Agents” this year. Children will be invited into the world of detectives, sleuths and solving puzzles.   Animal Agents will inspire reading on a grand scale and place newly discovered authors […]

Summer Reading Challenge 2017 – Animal Agents!

For the second year running The Holy Trinity Reading Gladiators win! Last year’s Gladiators congratulated this year’s winners and the trophy gets to go back in the cabinet for another year. Congratulations “Rocking Readers”


For World Book Day 2017 the children will be creating a series of stories in their classes to make up an eBook called: “The Adventures of Sally, Mo & Pickles!” Each class will be writing their own story involving three characters: friends Sally and Mo, and their pet parrot Pickles. […]

World Book Day 2017

For World Book Day 2017 the children will be creating adventures for Mo, Sally & Pickles! In the meantime Mr. Smith has created another of his World Book Day Competitions which was sent home earlier this week. It’s a family challenge so everyone can join in – Good Luck! Answers […]

World Book Day: Competition & Theme