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 […]
Well done to all of our Hilary Ford Award winners for the hard work and dedication they have shown towards their reading this term!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
On Friday, our year 3 and 4 children were very excited to receive their brand new book bags. The children have taken a book to read at home and enjoy. […]
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 […]
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, […]
Y3 have been extremely busy making their favourite books in boxes out of a variety of materials. They look fantastic, well done Y3!
Year 6 have been working really hard on improving their fluency in reading. They have been recording their reading regularly and reflecting on their improvements and ways forward for the […]
On Thursday 4th March, we will be celebrating World Book Day 2021 with ‘The Masked Reader’! We will share the ‘The Masked Reader’ videos with you on World Book Day […]
Despite being at home, it has been lovely for me to be able to continue teaching my class who are in school. They have engaged really well with virtual Guided […]
Today in Y6, we read ‘The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse’ and discussed the P4C question, ‘Why is kindness important?’ We used talk partners well to share […]
Today, Y5 returned from their Remote Learning and threw themselves into their Immersive Reading Text, The Jamie Drake Equation. In a part of the story, Jamie’s teacher, Mrs Solomon, asks […]
As part of our literacy learning, we have developed our oracy skills by creating a formal evacuation broadcast in the style of WW2. We have explored how to use formal […]
Today, Y5 started their live guided reading sessions. It was great to see so many smiling faces!