Category Archives: Jessica

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!

‘The Boy Who Lived’ by Jessica

After the Secret poem using an idea by Pie Corbett, we tried out an idea by poet James Carter to reorganise the opening words of ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ into the shape of a poem.

Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much. 

Jessica sketched out several versions in her rough book. Here are a few of them:

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Welcome back

They only spent a day with us at the end of last term, but let’s all give a proper welcome today to Mounts 2012-13:

Will, Amelia, Katy, Libby, Harry, Skye, Izobella, Lizzie, Louis, Alex, Cameron, Thea, Fin, Luke, Cerys, Melody, Xavi, Louisa, Maddie, Meadow, Jessica, Evie, Freddie, Abi and Fin.

We hope to display some of their learning journey along the way in Year 5 on this web site. I can’t wait to see where our imaginations take us this year …..