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    The Enormous Crocodile

    In year one we learnt the story of The Enormous Crocodile and had a go at writing our first story. Rithwik wrote a fantastic piece and remembered his ...

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    Scottish Independence – Why Vote N...

    With a few days to go before the Scottish Independence vote, our class looked at the reasons why people were voting and the reasons being given both f...

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    Trench warfare story

    Trench warfare story. Taken from a picture cue prompt of a soldier looking out from a trench during the Great War.

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    A description of Elmer, by Leya

    Leya has used capital letters and full stops in her description of Elmer. You have used some lovely words to describe Elmer, including beautiful and c...



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