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Story Chest Time!

To kick-start our "There's No Place like Home" topic, Maria from Gateshead Library visited Year One with a "Houses and Homes" 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...

Musical Books

Year 3 had a fantastic visit to Blaydon Library this morning! The librarian read an extract of a book, Arctic Hero, and explained to the children that this was a bibliography. We then talked about the features of a biography - the children were intrigued and wanted to...

Reading Workshop for Parents

Today we invited all of our parents into school to watch how our staff teach reading. This was an exciting opportunity to look at some of our school resources for example Accelerated Reader and Reading Plus, whilst also experiencing where the reading starts in phonics...

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