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North Crescent Primary School

‘Guiding explorers of the future’

Are you looking for a school place? Please see our Admissions tab under Key Information. We are always happy to show prospective pupils and their families around our school. Tours are always available. Looking for extended hours? Our breakfast club opens at 7.40am. Our after school provision runs until 5.30pm.


What is a verb?

A verb is a word used to describe an action, state or occurrence.

Verbs can be used to describe an action, that’s doing something.

For example, like the word ‘jumping’ in this sentence:

The rabbit was jumping in the field.

They can also be used to describe a state of being, that’s feeling something.

For example, the word ‘likes’ here:

The monster likes rollercoasters.

Or a verb can be used to describe an occurrence, that’s something happening.

For example, the word ‘became’ in this sentence:

The caterpillar became a butterfly.

When writing, make sure every sentence includes a verb.

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