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Category Archives: English

Writing

It is a very exciting time in Reception! The children are becoming more confident with their super phonics skills and they are applying them in their play by writing words independently.

We are very proud of all your hard work!

Well done Reception!

Not a Stick

When is a stick not a stick? If you ask Reception I am sure they will share lots of ideas! As part of our literacy curriculum the children have been using their imagination to change sticks into lots of different objects. They have also been using their fantastic phonics knowledge to record their ideas in… Continue Reading

Year 3 Writing Workshop at Live Tales

On Friday we enjoyed a fabulous story writing workshop at Live Tales, part of Live Theatre, We worked with a team of writers, illustrators, directors and playwrights to create our own story. We had such a wonderful time and impressed the editor, who had originally believed that children couldn’t write exciting stories – we soon… Continue Reading

Nursery have enjoyed their first half term at school!

We have enjoyed a busy few weeks in Nursery!  The children have learnt lots of new skills and taken part in a range of activities linked to our ‘All about me’ and ‘Autumn’ topics. We have read many stories but a particular favourite was ‘Leaf Man’ by Lois Ehlert.   The children were introduced to printing… Continue Reading

The Dot in Year 2

Year 2 enjoyed reading the book The Dot by Peter H Reynolds     . We were inspired to produce some fantastic art work like the character in the story. We learnt a lot about colour mixing whilst we were experimenting! What an exciting afternoon! Continue Reading

Penpals in Year 2

Year 2 have enjoyed having pen pals from Belsay school throughout this school year through The Linking Project. sadly we have not been able to meet up with our pen pals this year but we have kept in touch throughout the year by writing letters, exchanging postcards, sending pictures and even writing acrostic poems about… Continue Reading