Literacy

River Poetry

River Poetry

Inspired by the poem, ‘The River’ by Valerie Bloom, Year 3 planned and wrote their own versions. Then the created beautiful oil pastel pictures inspired by Claude Monet to compliment their poetry.

Phonics fun in Year 1

Phonics fun in Year 1

Today the children were recapping the diagraph ‘ie’, they played a dice game to practice reading lots of words containing this sound. The children had to roll a dice and read the word that matched the number. It was super to hear the class working with their learning partners and confidently segmenting and the blending… Continue Reading

International Week in Year 1-Africa

International Week in Year 1-Africa

Today the children in Year One learned some facts about the continent of Africa. In particular, they looked at African animals and  were challenged with the task of writing a fact file. The children worked with a learning partner, looking at information sheets and then researched information on ipads about a chosen animal. They all… Continue Reading

Literacy in Year 1

Literacy in Year 1

The children in Year 1 are busy with a writing project all about Little Red Riding Hood. They have been following the ‘Write Stuff’ approach and enjoyed one of the experience days. The children had a visit from Granny and took part in a conscience alley drama situation. They thought about Grandma’s positive thoughts before… Continue Reading

Year 2 – We are journalists.

Year 2 – We are journalists.

London Gazette LONDON’S BURNING! A fierce fire has blazed through the City of London. The fire started in the early hours of Sunday morning at 3 o’clock.  It is believed that the fire started at a small popular bakery on Pudding Lane. At this time, it is suspected that the fire started when embers, which… Continue Reading