RE – Special Items

This morning we carried on our writing about special items. We have been looking at the Seder plate from Judaism. We tried some of the special items from the Seder plate to help us write our fact files.

Gymnastics club

Today James came to speak to us in assembly to promote a new Gymnastics Club which will start on Monday 5th November. Please contact the school office for more details.

Fact Files

We have been studying fact files this week. Next week we will be writing our own about toys. To help us we studied some dolls and made some of our own in the style of peg dolls from the 1900s.  We also learnt about the origin of ‘dolls’ and how they used to be call… Read more »

Tolleshunt D’Arcy Remembers

Today a group of children displayed our poppies around the Maypole and built a wall of remembrance in our school library. Thank you to John from the council for supporting this project and to all the staff and children for their hard work and enthusiasm.


Thank you Class 2 for your poppies helping us to mark 100 years since the end of WWI.

Leading a good life

Today we thought about people who are good and what qualities make us good people. We talked about different scenarios and how we would solve problems and how important it is to learn from our mistakes.

Harvest festival

Today we went to church to celebrate Harvest. Thank you everyone for your hard work and support. Keep the donations coming – Maldon food bank will be collecting our collection on Thursday.

Joining Words

In last weeks writing we looked at joining words. We practised extending Mr Salmon’s sentences before extending the ones we used in our stories. Here are some of our sentences using and, but and so.

Maths Experts

Thank you to my maths experts this morning Adam, Elsa, Hattie and Alex. We have been focusing on word problems and our experts were there to answer our questions when we were stuck.  When we answered the questions we: Looked for the numbers in the question. Draw the problem, what is it about. Write the… Read more »

Firework safety

Today, Kate from Essex Fire and Police came to visit us in assembly. We thought about how to keep ourselves safe around fireworks. Thank you Kate for helping us to keep safe.