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A busy week of learning!

This week we have been reading the story of The Gingerbread Man.  In Maths, we counted gingerbread men onto our baking trays, but some of them ran away! We had to count how many were left! Also, we have enjoyed using the new enhancements in our writing area. Our...

How do you write an explanation?

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. Year 2 have been finding out how to write an explanation text. We have all become frog fact experts. First we read a piece of text about the frog life cycle. Then we looked carefully for enriched vocabulary....

World Book Day in the Dragonflies

The Dragonflies came to school in their pyjamas for world book day. They enjoyed reading books, writing stories and swapping books with their friends. The winner of our story writing competition won our Laugh out loud book "Oi Cat!" Article 28  All children and young...

Celebrating World Book Day!

The Ladybirds have been enjoying celebrating World Book Day today.  We talked about the books they had brought into school and then the children enjoyed reading and sharing them with their friends! It was lovely to see the stories that the children choose to read and...

Owls research a famous author for World Book Day

Article 12: you have the right to an opinion and to be listened to. Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or in any other way unless it harms or offends other people. Article 17: You have...

Cosy World Book Day in Nursey

We have had a calm and cosy World Book Day today in our PJ's! We took part in a book swap, received two free books to share with our families and of course shared lots of books with each other. Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should be...

World Book WEEK in Robins!

Robins have had a great day dressing up for World Book Day but the fun didn't end there! All week the children have been learning about our author Jill Murphy and have written fact files about her. They've listened to a number of her books, designed new front covers...

World Book Day at Windy Nook

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. We have had a fantastic World Book Day at Windy Nook. Thank you for all your efforts in supporting your children getting dressed in a brilliant variety of story book characters. Paul Atkinson, manager at W H...

Book Worms at Windy Nook!

Year 2 had such a surprise when they were allowed to choose not one but two brand new books today! They couldn't wait to start reading them! They have been having fun reading and doing lots of World book Day activities. Article 17: You have the right to get...

Formal Letters

Here are the Beeches (morning class) hard at work typing up their formal letters. This is giving them the opportunities to combine two important life skills (formal writing and word processing). Watch out for their finished letters some time soon. Article 28: You have...

The Book Fair is on!

Article 29: You have the right to develop your abilities. As you can see the Book Fair is in full swing. It has been really popular with some great book titles available. It is open Wednesday and Thursday during morning break 10.30 - 10.45 and after school from 3.15 -...

Visit Camp Green Lake!

In Year 5, we have been reading Louis Sachar's novel 'Holes'. Camp Green Lake is the unpleasant prison camp where the hero of the story, Stanley, is sent to dig holes. We imagined that Camp Green Lake was a holiday camp, and created brochures using persuasive language...

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