Literacy

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 example, the sorting hat, the broomstick, the 3 headed dog stretch. Great fun was had by all!

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

Year 2: Phonics

Year 2: Phonics

Phonics – Phase 6 Children continued their learning of singular and plural today and focused on the words: loaf, life and leaf. Children learned that the ‘f’ should be replaced with a ‘v’ or a ‘ve’. life – lives, loaf-loaves, leaf – leaves Continue Reading