Literacy

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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...

Giant Day in Reception 

Following on from the Giant visiting Reception last week, some of the children requested a Giant Day. So today the children dressed in giant clothes, did giant activities, then we finished the day with a giant tea party with our parents.       

The Graveyard Book

In our literacy this term we are reading 'The Graveyard Book' by Neil Gaiman. This has inspired us to create silhouette art work and use artistic techniques to show texture in our grave stone replicas and also within our graveyard silhouette scenes....

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...

World Book Day

Yesterday, the whole school had a wonderful day celebrating World Book Day! The costumes were absolutely magnificent with some popular characters from The Wizard of Oz and of course Harry Potter. Everyone enjoyed the catwalk assembly and showcased their fabulous...

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