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Terrific Texts

Following our recent visit to Preston Hall, the children have been further exploring non-fiction texts linked to our “There’s No Place like Home” topic. The children worked with a partner and explored a wide range of "houses and homes" themed fiction and non-fiction...

Super Sources

Following our recent visit to Preston Hall, the children have been further exploring household objects and toys linked to our “There’s No Place like Home” topic. The children handled a range artefacts along with photographs and non-fiction texts in order to find out...

Spooky Stories

Today Maria from Gateshead Library visited Year One with a “Ghosts and Witches” themed story chest for our reading area. While Maria was here she shared a selection of books from the chest with the children, a particular favourite amongst them being “There's a Spider...

Intertwining themes in Holes…

In year 6 we have now finished reading our class novel : Holes. We have all really enjoyed reading it and using ideas in it for our writing. Today we looked at the three main themes that run through the book and discussed how they all link together to give the reader...

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