Category Archives: English

On the Ning Nang Nong

On this day in 2002, English poet Spike Milligan died. Spike Milligan was an author and poet, his “On the Ning Nang Nong” was voted Britian’s favourite comic poem in 1998.

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Did you know?

Did you know that on this day in 1884, the first official volume of the Oxford English Dictionary was published, which included A-Ant? Begun in 1857, published in ten volumes in 1928, subsequently revised and expanded to 20 volumes in 1989, and now adopted … Continue reading

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O Romeo, Romeo wherefore art thou?

On this day in 1597, English scholars believe today that the first date that one of play writer William Shakespeare’s plays, Romeo and Juliet, was first performed. Synopsis In William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, a long feud between the Montague … Continue reading

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EYFS and Key Stage 1 Christmas Story Afternoon

This afternoon, EYFS and KS1 will spend time listening to a variety of Christmas stories read by their teachers, to understand the true meaning of Christmas and ignite their love of reading.   Which was your favourite story? Post your … Continue reading

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The last chapter has been written

On this day in 1894, Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, passed away. He is most well known for his novels “Treasure Island” and “Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde”, however he was also a poet, travel writer and … Continue reading

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The Mousetrap

On this day in 1952, Murder Mystery theatre play ‘The Mousetrap’, written by British writer Agatha Christie, officially opened in London. Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, starring husband and wife Richard Attenborough and Sheila Sim, opened at London’s Ambassador Theatre on … Continue reading

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And so the Tale begins

On this day in 1902, Beatrix Potter’s novel ‘The Tale of Peter Rabbit’ was first published. Check out her website for more information- http://www.hop-skip-jump.com/

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National Poetry Day

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Not what the Doctor ordered

On this day in 1991, children’s author Dr. Seuss died. Some of his work includes The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, Horton Hears a Who, The Lorax, Fox in Socks and How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

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Roald Dahl Day 2017 @ Red Lane

Good Morning to all our Human Beans and Phizzwizards @ Red Lane! Today is going to be a Phizz Whizzing day @ Red Lane as it is officially Roald Dahl Day. All across school Your Majesters have prepared a wide … Continue reading

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