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This Half term we are exploring the exciting and wizardly world of Harry Potter. We shall read the first book in the series written by the brilliant J.K.Rowling - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.




"Turning the envelope over, his hand trembling, Harry saw a purple wax seal bearing a coat of arms; a lion, an eagle, a badger and a snake surrounding a large letter 'H'..."


Whist reading the epic adventure the children will be learning to:

  • Write an advert including hooks and persuasive language whilst using a full range of punctuation and complex and interesting sentences.
  • Write a description using a range of sentence structures, vivid and interesting language and literary features.
  • Design and write about their very own wand.
  • Write a recount.




Along the way, we will identify: colons, semi-colons, dashes, perfect tenses, active and passive sentences, sentence openers, conjunctions, pronouns and possessive pronouns.




We also have our SATS

which all Year 6 children

will be sitting from

Monday, 8th May - Thursday 12th May