Writing

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.

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 – Creative Writing

Year 2 – Creative Writing

Year 2 children continued their creative literacy work today by finishing off their writing and illustrations for their original Icky Doo Dah story. At the beginning of the week, children listened to the story of Icky Doo Dah, and using their listening skills, produced a picture by following step-by-step instructions. These skills were then used… 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