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St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Yew Tree Road, Slough, England, SL1 2AR



  • Nursery: 86%
  • Reception: 96%
  • Year 1: 94%
  • Year 2: 96%
  • Year 3: 98%
  • Year 4: 96%
  • Year 5: 93%
  • Year 6: 96%


We have been looking at 'The Tunnel' by Anthony Browne


We began by crawling through a tunnel in our classroom and fantasised about what the tunnel was like and where would end up.


Here is what we came up with...




After, we focused on the characters. We looked at how they were similar and different. We compared the characters when we wrote a character description.


To make our writing interesting, we started to use some similes. This helped us to paint a picture in the readers head. Here are some examples.