Saturday, 30 January 2010

Fun Stuff: Mr Paw In Prison

Terrible news! Mr Paw (aged ten) was arrested last night for hunting innocent mice.

A spokesperson for the police said, "We have Mr Evelyn Paw behind bars. The local mouse community can feel safe to go about their business."

Thursday, 28 January 2010

Alpha Plus Year Six Noir Videos

Thanks to Mr Churchill, our IT guru, we've been able (finally!) to share our Noir stories! Click and enjoy!

We love to share our writing using video, through our school YouTube channel, FalconsTube.

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

We're Learning to Touch Type!

Year Six are learning to touch type using Mavis Beacon

Brilliant! These are essential skills for the digital age!

Monday, 25 January 2010

Year Six Homework

We're entering the World Maths Day video competition!

Go through magazines and newspapers at home. Can you find some examples of our persuasive techniques? Bring them in tomorrow!

Year Five Suspense Assembly

Well done, Year Five, for explaining Bald Worm's suspense techniques so clearly.

Saturday, 23 January 2010

English & Mathematics Come Together!

This week, English and Mathematics are coming together at West London's Most Creative Preparatory School: we're going to be writing, shooting and creating videos for the World Maths Day international competition!

Learn more at the Falcons Girls Pupil wiki:

Friday, 22 January 2010


Good luck, friend! Do come back and visit!

Listen to Year Six singing their goodbye song:

Thursday, 21 January 2010

Haiti Appeal PowerPoints

Falcons Girls care about the world. Year Six have been thinking about the tragedy in Haiti & learning about using Creative Commons Images.

Saturday, 16 January 2010

Fun Stuff!

Mr Lego Paw!

Friday, 15 January 2010

Well done, Consortium Girls

Well done to all those girls who've completed the Consortium 11+ examinations! What an effort!

Thursday, 14 January 2010

Fun Stuff - Lego Pupil!

Good luck tomorrow, girls, in the Consortium examination! You're nearly there!

P.S. Listen to the Grumpy Interviewer being impressed:


Wednesday, 13 January 2010

Learn the Basic Kung-fu Punctuation Moves

Year Six love learning through movement and actions. Watch this video to learn the basic Kung-fu punctuation moves.

Tuesday, 12 January 2010

Year Six Optional Homework: The First 15 lines

Enjoy Year Six performing the semi-colon song! This is an example of using Web 2.0 - an iphone and our school YouTube channel - to capture musical learning.

Homework Task: Good luck for those sitting an examination tomorrow.
Your homework task is to complete the 'Self-assessment Elegant Prose Task'.

Not a Falcons Girl? Download a free copy from my box at - and ring 020 8892 5189 to learn about how you can join West London's most creative preparatory school!

Due: Wednesday or Thursday

Sunday, 10 January 2010

Year 6 Prose: Elegant Prose

Do you want to be elegant?

One of the clever tricks you can use in an 11+ exam is to make sure that you use an 'elegant' prose style in the first six-seven lines; the first paragraph or two is your opportunity to show the Grumpy Examiner that you can use a variety of different sentence types and forms of punctuation.

Optional Homework Task: Please complete the 'Elegant Prose' homework task. Download a copy from my box at

(Image by art_es_anna; used under Creative Commons agreement)

Thursday, 7 January 2010

Fun Stuff!

It was so fun because our friend threw a snowball at Mr Hitchen's eye and he grumbled that it was unfair and that he would get us back. Mr Hitchen tried very hard, but was no match for the five Falcon girls.

Wednesday, 6 January 2010

Optional Year Six Homework: Planning to Combine Genres

We're back! And the snow isn't going to stop us!

Good luck to those girls sitting St. James's Reasoning and Consortium exams on Thursday and Friday. I'm sure you'll impress The Grumpy Examiner!

Optional task:
Try the Combining Genres task...and get a good eight hours sleep before Thursday! Not got a copy? Download from my box at

Monday, 4 January 2010

Good luck!

Good luck to all those Falcons girls and our other readers who are sitting the 11+ exams this week! The Grumpy Examiner says, "Break a leg!"

(Image by Stefan; used under Creative Commons agreement)