Drama in Y6G

In our literacy lesson today, we acted out different sections from our class text – Wonder – to explore August’s feelings throughout his first day of school. This will help […]

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World Book Day: Michael Rosen Live

We were very lucky to have the opportunity to join Michael Rosen’s live World Book Day event yesterday. It was wonderful to listen to him performing some of his poems, […]

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Happy readers!

Big smiles all round as some pupils choose themselves a new book from our reading chest for all their hard work. They can’t wait to get reading them!

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Year 6 Vocabulary Parade for World Book Day📚

It has been wonderful having our pupils dress up as words for World Book Day to help develop their vocabulary. Year 6 loved sharing their costumes in our ‘Vocabulary Parade’ […]

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Y5F World Book Day 2022

To celebrate World Book Day we thought about how we could represent different words. Y5F did a brilliant job! We had words such as “ exhausted”, “ unique”, “eccentric” and […]

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Drop everything and read! 📚

We’ve loved spending lots of time today reading our favourite books during our stop everything and read time📚 It’s also been wonderful to hear pupils recommending books to others and […]

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Science ambassador meeting

In this week’s meeting the science ambassadors sorted through some new science fiction books ready for them to be delivered to each classroom. They can’t wait to share them with […]

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No technology day in Y6

In literacy, Y6 worked collaboratively to read and retrieve information from a range of different sources to develop their understanding of the Sheffield Blitz. They worked incredibly hard in their […]

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Mokee Joe is coming… a very exciting author visit ✍️

Today, we had the great pleasure of spending the morning with the amazing Peter J. Murray. Keeping us gripping onto the edge of our seats with his nail biting tales […]

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Hilary Ford Award

Well done to all of our Hilary Ford Award winners for the hard work and dedication they have shown towards their reading this term!

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Writing workshops with Matt Beighton

Throughout the day, pupils across school have taken part in writing workshops with the children’s author, Matt Beighton. The workshops focused on generating ideas for story writing and pupils created […]

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Author Visit – Matt Beighton 📚

Today we were privileged to have Matt Beighton, a children’s author, come to visit school to share his knowledge, enthusiasm and expertise on reading and writing. It was amazing to […]

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Y6 Poetry in Black History Month

During our Guided Reading this week, we have enjoyed learning about Benjamin Zephaniah and listen to him recite his poetry. We created our own fact files about him, based on […]

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Tom Percival – Author/ illustrator assembly

Today HJS tuned in to a LIVE reading assembly today with the one and only , Tom Percival. We listened to an extract from his new book and then did […]

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Lunchtime Library 📚

Lunchtime library has resumed and it has been wonderful to have so many children attend. During the club, children have the opportunity to share books with a friend, recommend books […]

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Y6 in the Library

We spent part of the afternoon enjoying the books in the library. Some of us chose to read independently whereas others of us chose to share a book with a […]

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Y6 Discussion Rules & Debate

Today we held a class debate linked to our immersive reading text, Wonder. ‘Should Auggie go to school or should he be continue to be homeschooled?’ We discussed our class […]

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Y6 Get Caught Reading!

To celebrate World Book Day, year 6 have been spending time reading some of their favourite books. Look at some of the unusual places they’ve been caught reading! Happy reading, […]

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