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Reading Workshops in KS 1

Years 1 and 2 invited parents to join them today for a reading workshop. Parents found out about reading in KS 1.

Parents were told about how we value reading in school;

At St Lawrence’s, we value reading as a key life skill and are fully committed to enabling our children to become competent and life-long readers.

We talked about why reading is important;

For this reason, we aim to increase our children’s access to high quality texts, improve vocabulary, challenge children to become more confident, keen and capable readers but most of all – promote greater enjoyment of books!

 

Parents were invited to join in our guided reading groups.

 

Parents and children were introduced to our new Rocket Reading incentive. We are all looking forward to blasting off to the moon to win a book!

Year 2 Visit To Beanley Farm

Year 2 visited Beanley Farm near Alnwick as part of our Geography work this term. We compared the environment with that of the city.     We enjoyed collecting lots of different types of leaves.   Robert; the shepherd told us all about how he looks after the 200 sheep on the Farm. We had… Continue Reading

Parent workshop in Year 2

Year 2 invited their parents into class today to take part in a workshop about multiples. We counted out a hundred of a variety of items and then counted the items into multiples of; ten, five and two. We used what we learnt to solve a number of problems. Continue Reading

Open The Book

We were happy to welcome back our wonderful Open The Book team this week in school. This week they told the story of Jesus’ Special Friends and acted out the story with beautiful props. Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 really enjoyed listening to the story, reflecting on it and praying together. Continue Reading

Sports Day 2019

Today EYFS and KS1 joined together to take part in an exciting sports carousel. We worked together in teams to complete a number of challenges. At the end we all had a well deserved ice lolly! Years 1 and 2 enjoyed some competitive races, some children even won medals! What a great morning! Continue Reading