Careers replies

Our Year 6 children have been investigating and researching their future careers. They wrote letters and sent them to people in the respective careers. Some children have received letters back informing them what they need to do.

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We’ve been learning about one less than.

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Busy day

Busy day making butterflies, threading and counting beads, practicing our hand writing!

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Mystery readers 27.09.2017

After such an exciting morning, we were also treated to our Mystery Readers this afternoon just before going home.

Reception Ash had one of the Vice Principals, Mrs Lawrence, as their mystery reader today. Mrs Lawrence read Monkey Puzzle by Julia Donaldson.

Reception Alder had the school’s…

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African Art

This morning has been very exciting as we had a visit from Jade who works for The education Group.

Jade came with some wooden African  Dan masks. The masks were made from albezian wood which comes from the Miracle Tree.

Jade explained that we were going to paint the masks in a traditional…

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Read, write, Inc

We’ve been practicing our sounds and writing.

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Today we had our first session of RWI (Read, Write Inc), the children had a great time learning their first sound and practised writing it outside and in their books. The children met Fred the Frog and helped him to blend the sounds together to make words.

We have sent home sheets for the…

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Learning to spell ‘because’.

Today some of us have been doing the ‘because’ dance to help us learn how to spell it.

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Don’t drop litter!

This week we have designed our own ‘Don’t drop litter’ posters, on Friday we went and displayed them in the forest area. We talked about how we can be good citizens and help look after the world around us.

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We’ve been working hard on our letter formation and writing

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Butterfly Project

Make sure you take a look at our new entrance hall display over the next few weeks!

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Mystery reader

We have had our 1st Mystery Reader. We were all very surprised to find that it was our new Principal, Mrs Thornburn.

She read a wonderful book called We Love You Hugless Douglas by David Melling.

We all really enjoyed it and sat beautifully.

Mrs Thornburn has promised to surprise us again…

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