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The Scarecrows’ Wedding

Yellow Class have been enjoying the Julia Donaldson book 'The Scarecrows Wedding' and have enjoyed their learning linked to it. Despite the current procedures that all schools have to follow, our children are still able to learn in a…

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Dragon Worlds

Orange Class have been combining their artistic and English skills linked to their topic of fire. Having read stories about dragons, they have created and painted their own dragon worlds. Some of these were covered in forests and…

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Character Descriptions

Blue Class have been enjoying settling in to their new class and new routines and we have been impressed about how well they have settled. As with all our children, we are ensuring that they have consolidated skills and knowledge from…

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Desert Island Postcards

Thank you for all the postcards including those physically handed in as well as those posted on Seesaw which you have written. These postcards, addressed to members of staff, describe a place and activities which children have enjoyed…

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10 ideas for creative writing.

These are some creative writing ideas you can do at home with older children in KS2 (years 3, 4, 5 and 6) although some can also be done with younger children in year 2. All you need is a pen or pencil and some paper. You could even…

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Mr MacKinnon reads…

IMG_4151 Jabari Jumps - a story about a young boy facing up to his fears with the support of his dad.  

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10 ideas for listening to stories.

As a ‘We Are Reading’ school, our children enjoy stories – both reading them and having books read to them – and there are many authors, teachers and websites where children can listen to stories being read. Below are 10 of our…

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Message from author Ross McWilliam

The children in Year 6 enjoyed meeting Ross and have been exploring and unpicking themes in his book Cuppa. He has kindly made a message for the children of our school in these unprecedented times.    

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World Book Day

We love reading at our school and as well as promoting authors and books through our English lessons, book corners, events throughout the year, assemblies and library areas, we also encourage children to dress up as book character's on…

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Orange Class Assembly

Linked to their topic Hot or Not?', Orange Class treated us to a fact filled and engaging assembly linking all the different aspects of their learning. They demonstrated the art skills they have developed in mixing colours and sketching…

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