Category Archives: Fin M

Some letters about School Uniform

School uniform is something that divides opinion. Before Mounts went off to Croft Farm we wrote a letter to the incoming Headteacher to express our opinions and persuade her that the school uniform should be kept or scrapped:

How we SPPIT out new paragraphs in Mounts

When you are writing, use this handy reminder as a prompt for when to start a new paragraph. Just SPPIT out a new paragraph. Take your TIPPS from us:

S – new Speaker or Speech

P – new Person

P – new Place

I- new Idea

T – new Time

Mask-making Activity in Mounts

Last week as part of our international day based around Sierra Leone, the children took part in a mask-making activity. Here are some of the completed masks that Mounts made:

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And the prizes go to:

Care: Fin M and Amelia

Creativity: Cameron and Skye

Colour: Luke and Jessica

Your next challenge is that you will have to find a way to share your prize with your fellow prize-winner!

Some of the History Projects from Mounts

Lot’s of interesting things have arrived in the classroom this week. Here are some examples of History projects from Mounts.

Fin M’s Trench Diary

16th October 1916

I hate it here all the bread is mouldy and the jam is wram. Its DISCUSTING. My best friend had to eat a rat it was because we dared him to do it. Well this isn’t brilliant. When the sergeant shouts his face goes red and everyone gets embarrased. We got given a mission last night I almost got killed I could feel a chill go through my body. I tell you what I had to do last night I HAD TO GO TO NO MANS LAND. I had to run across no mans land a flair spitted across no mans land. I was on the floor for seven minutes, mud blowing up my nose. Mud stinks. I may not be going back for Christmas.

Fin M’s War Diary

14th October 1914

Dear Diary,

We can’t wait to go to war. I can’t belive we are going to get paid to shoot the Germans. I am going with my freinds Billy, Bob and Sean. Today we walked up to the stage and we singed up the whole crowd roared. I was so scared. One boy got the white feather no one will talk to him. I felt really bad for him he looks really sad his name is Josh. I don’t like looking at the “your country needs you” poster!

Fin M’s Confession

My Mistake

I made a mistake when –
I painted the traffic lights green….
I told my hamster he could surf….
I told my dog he could sing….
I gave my brother paint….