English for Years 5-8

English for Years 5-8

This week we have welcomed the Travelling Books to school, giving our children the opportunity to find inspiration in the world of words and enabling them to feed their imaginations with the rich pickings of our wonderful language.   This term has begun with a...
Why study classics?

Why study classics?

by Liz Syed, Latin teacher at Terra Nova School What do those five words of Latin on your child’s school jumper mean? What do the letters ER on a post-box stand for? Why do we use am and pm when we’re telling the time? These are some of the questions that Year...
Reception show & tell

Reception show & tell

This week Reception have been learning about Goldilocks and the Three Bears in line with our Topic Bears! The children have been re-enacting the story by using real porridge to fill three different size bowls, just like in the story. They have also been very busy...