Reading

In year 1 we love reading! As well as listening to whole class stories we like to have time to share some stories with our friends or our class reading bears. 

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Hot chocolate and marshmallows!

Today, we had our final experience day as part of our writing unit on the book Float.  The main character, the little boy, has been out in the pouring rain, he's arrived home cold, wet and desperately sad because he's lost his treasured paper boat.  His dad makes him a hot chocolate to warm him up…

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Paper boats

We started our new English writing unit this week based on the book Float and today was our first experience day. After looking at the front cover together, we followed instructions online to make our own origami paper boats. We decorated them and took them outside to float them in the puddle of…

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Reading Dens

We have been using Little Red Reading Hood by Lucy Rolland and Ben Mantel in our writing. It's all about the magic of books and Reading. We talked all about all the wonderful places where we like to read and what we got from books. Then we built ourselves some cosy reading dens in the classroom.…

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Reading

Look at Year 1 enjoying reading their new books in the reading garden. 

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Guest Blogger - Mimi

Mimi is a prolific reader and loves a wide range of books. She has recently started to enjoy magical books and loved the Wizards of Once books by Cressida Cowell. She most recently read A Pinch of Magic by Michelle Harrison and wrote a book review .Here it is!

'There are three Widdershin…

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Reading buddies

This morning, Jordan has been reading an information text to George. They are now the best of friends! 

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Beverley Naidoo

Author Visit Year 5 and 6 were lucky enough to enjoy an author visit from Beverley Naidoo, the author of the book 'Journey to Jo'burg', which is studied in Year 5. All children in Year 5 and 6 engaged so well with this book and all of the issues surrounding South Africa during apartheid. Beverley…

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Poetry Slam 2019

Poetry Slam 2019 was great fun. We had a wide range of poems performed and every class including Reception were very good. everyone enjoyed it. Have a look at the videos. I'm sure you will enjoy the performances too.

 

 

 

 

 

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Year 2 Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies come from Mr McGowan's old Year 2 class who are now in Year 3.   These children volunteer on a Thursday lunchtime and then, with training,support Year 2 children who want to practice and improve their reading. It is a pleasure to listen to the children talking and the amazing…

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Matt Goodfellow

We had an amazing time listening to and learning from the poet Matt Goodfellow. We were lucky enough to head to a poetry workshop at the library for poetry day. We got to listen to and join in with lots of Matt's poems. We even got to write our own poem called 'Have you seen....?' with Matt. He…

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