Author Session –  Pirate Adventure Story

Author Session – Pirate Adventure Story

Year 2 have really enjoyed listening to and reading pirate books.  One of our favourites stories is ‘A New Home for a Pirate’ by Ronda Armitage. Pirate Jed is not happy … Imagine a pirate who feels seasick all the time. He’s fed up with bobbing around on...
World Book Day – Michael Rosen Poetry!

World Book Day – Michael Rosen Poetry!

This year, for World Book Day, we celebrated the brilliance of poetry. 1B loved exploring Michael Rosen’s poems, as he is one of our favourite authors. We think his poem ‘Don’t’ is hilarious and adored it so much, that we created our own...
Poetry in Year 4

Poetry in Year 4

Our focus in English at the moment is poetry and this has fitted in brilliantly with our school focus for World Book Day this year. We listened to and read two very different poems: Island Man by Grace Nichols and From a Railway Carriage by Robert Louis Stevenson. To...
Making our marks with water

Making our marks with water

Nursery are always on the move and we know that gross motor activities allow us to develop our early writing skills as well as creative development. We have been dancing with ribbons to music from The Lunar New Year. This supports our bigger muscles which in turn...
Nursery are reading for pleasure

Nursery are reading for pleasure

We have books everywhere in Nursery so that we never miss any opportunities to develop our reading skills. Our new reading area is inviting and has an array of interesting books for all. We love the ‘touchy feely’ books which support our sensory needs as well as books...
Mini Illustrators!

Mini Illustrators!

Wow! What a fantastic English lesson Year 5 enjoyed during an online event with the wonderful Axel Scheffler. They heard all about how Axel designed his characters and explored the range of books that he has illustrated. To top it off, every child then created their...