There are 15 schools in this group:
- Mountbatten Primary School
- Riverside Primary School, Livingston
- Dallow Primary School
- Gallions Mount Primary School
- Whitchurch Primary School & Nursery, Stanmore
- Pakefield Primary School
- Carlton Colville Primary School
- Faringdon Academy, Sunderland
- Academy 360
- Leedon Lower School
- The Bellbird Primary School
- Summerville Primary School
- Caldicotes Primary Academy
- Belle Vale Primary School, Liverpool
- Bishop Parker
Our Top Trumps CardsWe were inspired to think about our qualities and attributes after reading the mouse facts in the blog and created these Top Trumps cards all about us!
Griffydam’s Y4 Gladiators!Our Y4 Gladiators are ready for the challenge! We all love reading and can’t wait to delve into some new books this year!
Year 4 Barking and Dagenham
Malkin MoonlightThe children were acting out the roles of Malkin and Roux.
Word of Mouse PosterWe missed the deadline for this month’s mini challenge – oops!! We were inspired by the motivational quotes and created a poster of our favourites. Can you spot our special …
Celebrating IsaiahAfter reading Word of Mouse, we were so proud of Isaiah and his achievements that we decided to honour him with titles from our mischief.
Y4 Bristol and Somerset
There are 16 schools in this group:
- Ribble Drive
- St Luke’s, Bury
- Bury and Whitefield JPS
- Christ Church, Walshaw
- Emmanuel Holcombe
- Fairfield CP
- Lowercroft Primary School
- Our Lady of Lourdes, Bury
- Radcliffe Hall
- St John with St Mark
- St Joseph and St Bede
- St Marie’s, Bury
- St Thomas’s CE, Bury
- Whitefield Community Primary
- St Paul’s CE, Bury
- Sedgley Park
Malkin MoonlightSt Marie’s Reading Gladiators have nearly finished Malkin Moonlight! We have had some fantastic discussions and have loved this story.
Malkin MoonlightMalkin will do something important. What could this be? Sedgley Park Gladiators are writing their ideas down!
Word of MouseA character study of Lucifer!
Y4 Essex (East)
Malkin or Isaiah??We’ve really enjoyed Malkin Moonlight but the group is divided as to which book we prefer! We’ve studied characteristics and turned Malkin’s journey into a board game which we really …
Word of MouseOur very first mini challenge is complete! The children chose their favourite words of wisdom and drew pictures to represent them. They also decided that the name “Isiaiah the Adventurer” …
Our first try at semantic mappingEveryone has someone weird or annoying in the family, surely? 😄
Y4 Essex (South)
Blogging on our VLEAt Stock C of E Primary we use our VLE, DB Primary, to blog and post our ideas and questions:
Getting ready!Here at Downham year 4 reading gladiators… we’re getting super excited to read our new books. We’ve swooned at the front covers, flicked through the pristine pages and wondered at …
Y4 Essex Mid/west
Better late than never!Half way through Word of Mouse! Great Easton’s year 4 reading gladiators. We’re working very hard to catch up with everybody.
Journey Map for Malkin MoonlightThe children at Felsted Primary have enjoyed the story of Malkin Moonlight and working towards their Mini Challenge. This is just a snippet of what they have been up to, …
Felsted Primary School GladiatorsThe Year 4 children have been selected and are super excited to get started! We are currently reading “Word of Mouse” and the Gladiators are enjoying the humour and pace …
Y4 Newham and Tower Hamlets
Y4 Reading and West Berks
We finished Malkin MoonlightWe finished reading Malkin Moonlight yesterday and we all loved it so much that we talked about how much we would love to see a sequel all about the adventures …
St. Mary’s Reading GladiatorsOur new Reading Gladiators are loving the mini challenge. They have loved the first two books and have been drawing lots of similarities between the two books.
Word of Mouse PicturesKasey drew a fantastic picture based on one of the quotes from word of mouse: ‘The cure for fifty enemies is one friend.’ We all thought her picture was fantastic!
Y4 South Yorkshire
Edenthorpe Hall visitThank you to Edenthorpe Hall Primary for a lovely, warm welcome.
The FamilyThis is a picture of the family map that children in the group expanded on. It was such a good discussion to have.
Our views on Word of MouseOur Reading Gladiators have all really enjoyed Word of Mouse so far – take a look and find out what they thought!
Malkin Moonlight artworkDiscussing our characters while showing off our artwork outside…AND we were visited by a Malkin lookalike! How exciting! #readingisfun
Malkin visits BlenheimDiscussing our characters while showing off our artwork outside…AND we were visited by a Malkin lookalike! How exciting! #readingisfun
Mood GlobeThe Y4 Reading Gladiators discussed the situations the characters have been through in ‘Malkin Moonlight’, surrounded by an ever changing mood globe…Next week, we’re outside!
Y4 West Midlands
Isaiah’s Words of WisdomWe’re sharing Henley Green’s Powerpoint of Isaiah’s favourite words. Lovely work everyone. Henley Green Isaiah’s-Words-of-Wisdom (1)
Miss Osborne MBE with Reading GladiatorsWe had the pleasure of sitting down with Miss Osborne MBE who entertained us with a “Word of Mouse” reading session. We really enjoyed ourselves. Thank you Miss Osborne.
Reading Gladiators met Claire BaldingWe went to King Edwards VI School where we met Claire Balding at a book signing. It was an amazing experience, which gave us a fascinating insight, inspiring us to …
Year 4 East Midlands
Y4 Springfield Reading GladiatorsOur Y4 Reading Gladiators are very excited to start their first book!! @SpringfieldPri1
Exploring Isaiah’s Point of ViewOur Gladiators thought about how Isaiah felt about the human characters in the story. Here they are and they are REALLY getting into character!
The Day I Got LostGladiator Phoebe drew a picture and wrote about a time when she got lost and how she felt. She really empathised with Isiah, the mouse in our story.
Year 4 London
The gang minus one!One of our gladiators has been overseas – as soon as she is back we will upload a new picture.
Reading Gladiators mini lending library!The gladiators at Archbishop Sumner School have loved reading Word of Mouse. We thought it a good idea to promote all of last year’s books to the children in year …
Satellite Challenge 2017
DreamsWe have been discussing the dreams in TME on our reading bunk bed (beneath the legs of Iron Man). The RG started to make links with their own dreams and …
FurrowedOne of the funniest definitions we had during our game. It still brings a smile to my face when I read it.
BalderdashThe Reading Gladiators and I had so much fun playing Balderdash. The game highlighted how much rich and exciting vocabulary Kate DiCamillo uses in The Magician’s Elephant.