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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 read their own phonic book or choose a book to read for pleasure and sit in the reading corners/areas and enjoy the time.

A big thanks must go to all the staff for their hard work with the areas. The children Mr Turner spoke to really appreciate the spaces and have enjoyed the books their teachers have read to them just for fun!

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

Weather Forecasts in Year One

Weather Forecasts in Year One

Today the children investigated the weather. They worked in groups and recorded what the weather was like before school, at school and what they thought it would be like after school. The children then coloured and cut out different weather symbols discussing what each represented. Then the children watched a BBC weather report and then… Continue Reading

Year One Collective Worship

Today another group of children shared a collective worship they had planned, it was based around the theme ‘Change’. One child invited the class into a circle and asked the children to concentrate on their breathing. They had to breathe in God’s peace and breathe out any worries. After that two children read the story of Zacchaeus.… Continue Reading