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To PE or not to PE?

March 30th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized


Last week chaos broke out when Mrs Brown and Mr Paffetti suggested that PE be suspended to allow more SATs revision time in Year 6. In stepped Miss Stephenson, to save the day and suggest that Year 6 be given the chance to make their point in a very controversial oracy lesson. Here’s what they had to say.

PE lessons from Whetley Academy on Vimeo.


Cheese and Biscuits

March 25th, 2017 · Comments Off on Cheese and Biscuits · Uncategorized


This week’s oracy lesson in Year 6 cooked up quite a stir. The children have been learning how to use their voices in a clear, loud and powerful way. So repeat after me:
Cheese and biscuits,
Plums and custard,
Beef and carrots,
Fish and chips,

Oracy Lesson from Whetley Academy on Vimeo.


Kindle Crazy

March 18th, 2017 · Comments Off on Kindle Crazy · Uncategorized


The children in Year 6 are enjoying their brand new kindles so much that they wanted to share their experiences with everyone.

Kindle from Whetley Academy on Vimeo.


Grammar to Writing

March 13th, 2017 · Comments Off on Grammar to Writing · Uncategorized


This week we were lucky enough to be visited by Alison Phillipson, a literacy consultant who worked with our children and teachers to show how grammar can become amazing writing. Children from Year 2 to Year 6 took part, and as you can see from the pictures below, everyone had fun and produced some incredible work.



March 10th, 2017 · Comments Off on Booky-Wooky-Doodah · Uncategorized


This week Mrs Brown is reading ‘Alice in Wonderland’ to the children of Key Stage 1.

Booky-Wooky-Doodah from Whetley Academy on Vimeo.