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World Book Day 2020

Wow what a successful day World Book Day 2020 was.

The children very much enjoyed coming to school in their pyjamas for our theme the "big bedtime read" and taking part in a number of reading related activities. They particularly enjoyed reading with friends and sibling in other classes. And the teachers enjoyed reading to different classes.

Thank you to those parents who attended our "share a story" time and we hope you found the reading presentation given by Mr Gallagher useful. If you were unable to attend, please see the presentation below. 

For information about why sharing stories is so important to lifelong learning and the well-being of your child, please click here-Share a Story fact sheet

Book Fayre

The half price book fayre was held in November 2019.

The total raised from the sale of books was £1014.95

READING TIPS FOR PARENTS - Reception and Key Stage 1

How to support your child to develop comprehension skills alongside "decoding" skills by becoming a reading detective

  

READING TIPS FOR PARENTS - Key Stage 2

Refine your detective skills and develop your comprehension further

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Children in Reception and Year 1 follow the Read Write Inc phonic scheme of work. 

Click on the link below to hear how the "pure" sounds are pronounced 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qB6SvZscxgg

Please also see the list of "green" and "red" words the children will learn as they begin their reading journey.

Green words are decodable, you can "sound them out." Red words are sight words and have to be learned. 

 

 

From Year 2 to Year 6 children follow a spelling programme.

For more details about our 'School Spelling programme' please click on the link above.

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Years 2 to 6 follow the Nelson Grammar Scheme