Literacy

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

A sneaky peek at some of our literacy work

A sneaky peek at some of our literacy work

Reception have been doing some wonderful writing in response to the stories that they hear in class. They are developing a love for books, the story area is one of the most popular areas of our class during ‘choosing time’. Often children are observed here re-telling the stories we have shared as a whole class… Continue Reading

Rosa Parks- Black History Month

Rosa Parks- Black History Month

During October’s Black History Month, Reception learnt about Rosa Parks. They did some fantastic speaking and listening, drawing and writing. They learnt about how Rosa was a civil rights activist whose courage and dignity sparked the movement that ended segregation. Look at Reception’s wonderful work and ideas… Continue Reading

Year 2 – Writing in the past tense

Year 2 – Writing in the past tense

Today in class, Year 2 children learned about writing in the past tense in preparation for writing a diary entry based on the events of the book, the Whales’ Song. Children used a variety of words, including: could, was, looked, jumped, got, and dressed – with a focus on ‘ed’ words. The children also learned… Continue Reading