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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!

Welcome to Jonah – our Reader-in-Residence!

At St Lawrence’s we are passionate about Reading.  We recognise the importance of developing children’s word-reading skills and comprehension, but also their love of books and reading. This year we are thrilled to be working in partnership with Seven Stories – the National Centre for Children’s Books.  . They have placed a member of staff into our… Continue Reading

Double, double, toil and trouble!

“Double, double, toil and trouble, Fire burn and cauldron bubble…” Year 6 relished the opportunity to work with Konflux Theatre to produce a ‘Play in a Day’.  After studying the Shakespeare play, Macbeth, earlier in the year, they were given the chance to show off their knowledge of the characters and the twists and turns… Continue Reading