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Holy Trinity C of E Primary School

Rooted in faith, we reach for the stars.


Year 4 will look at the short 'quest' novel 'The Ice Palace' by Robert Swindells for Autumn 2. It's a moving and well-written story set in another time and place where Ivan, the main character, goes in search of his brother taken by the mysterious character of Starjik. Similar to Varjak Paw, it covers strong themes such as bravery and family love and there is much to explore in terms of character and dilemma. If you haven't already done so, we recommend you buy or borrow a copy of the book so you can follow the exciting story at home.

'The Ice Palace' Week 1 Eng plans

Activity / recap Videos


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The Punctuation Line

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Spot the Capital

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Spelling Noughts and Crosses

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Class Books


Panthers will continue to read Roman Invasion [My story] by Jim Eldridge. We will  also start the children's classic The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, by C.S.Lewis.


Sharks have been reading Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo (which will be finished in short videos on the Facebook page).