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World Book Day 

Year 4 and 5 thoroughly enjoyed reading with their book buddies from Year 1. The children each worked with a child from Year - listening and supporting them with their reading. It was so lovely to see how supportive and helpful our Year 4 and 5 boys and girls are. 

Animal Research

This week, the children are going to be creating their very own animal-themed fact posters. To help them prepare, this morning they have been exploring a wide range of non-fiction texts to gain a better understanding of what features they will need to include as well...

The Rainbow Fish

This half term Year 2 have been studying the story of the Rainbow Fish. They have investigated language, written setting descriptions and even developed their own version of the story. They have also learnt about the themes of friendship and sharing; looking at how...

Spelling Fun in Year 2!

Year 2 have been working really hard to learn new spelling rules. This week they have been spelling words with 'le' on the end. They played a fun game using a sound spinner to create new words. They really enjoyed the activity and they are making lots of progress with...

The Rainbow Fish

This term our class story in Year 2 is The Rainbow Fish. This week we have been learning about story structure and looking at how characters change throughout a story. On Friday we all wrote the story of The Rainbow Fish in our own words. We used the chalk pens to...

Space Stories

This week Maria from Gateshead Library visited Year One with a “Zoom into Space” story chest. Whilst she was here she introduced all of the different fiction and non-fiction texts from inside the chest as well as a variety of resources such as a hand puppet and an...

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