In English, we have been studying Goodnight Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian.
The book is about a neglected child, Willie Beech, from a deprived home in London. He is evacuated to the country during the Second World War and lives with Tom Oakley, an old widower. Through the book, we are looking at themes like safety and trust, parenting, fear and loss.
The children have been getting into the role of Willie Beech and writing letters home. Here are some of our examples:
(please click on the images below to view samples of our work)