Literacy

World Book Day in Year One

World Book Day in Year One

Year One had a great time on World Book Day. All the children came to school in their pyjamas with a cuddly toy. They took part in a whole school assembly and then listened to a stories read by a librarian from Heaton library.

The children then got a special treat provided by the PTA of a hot chocolate and a donut.

In the afternoon the listened to a selection of blurbs and chose which book they wanted to hear. The children then decided which book they liked the sound of and went off to the location of the book for story time.

Shine Time Cosmic Stretching

Shine Time Cosmic Stretching

Shine Time activities started today and group of children chose to be part of ‘Cosmic Stretching’. The children all took part in a Harry Potter themed stretching session. The children listened to a condensed version of Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone. As the story was told the children all tried different stretching positions, for… Continue Reading

Reading at St. Teresa’s

Reading at St. Teresa’s

This week, Mr Turner and Mrs Mackenzie had the pleasure of visiting all the children’s classrooms looking at their learning environments. It was wonderful to see all the children’s work and all the great learning displays on show. Each class have fantastic areas that promote the love of reading to all our children. Children can… Continue Reading

Year 2 – Possessives Apostrophes

Year 2 – Possessives Apostrophes

In literacy, Year 2 have been learning all about traditional tales. The story we have been focusing on is the tale of Little Red Riding Hood. Children have been learning how to use singular possession in nouns, for example: the wolf’s claws, grandma’s house and Little Red Riding Hood’s basket. Children have also been focusing… Continue Reading

Year 1: Instruction Texts

Year 1: Instruction Texts

This week, Year One have been learning about instruction writing. The children all made jam sandwiches and took notes about what they did step-by-step. The children then reviewed their notes and compiled clear, precise numbered instructions on ‘How to make a jam sandwich’. The children learnt about the importance of using imperative ‘bossy’ verbs to… Continue Reading