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Quest-style story example

This half term, the homework project is based around planning and writing a quest-style story. Below is an example of the sort of story we would expect to see at the end of the 8-week process. 47 more words


Tweets Inspired by Donalyn Miller

By Mal Keenan

On Monday, I had the awesome opportunity to spend the day learning with Donalyn Miller at Judson University. She shared her knowledge of reading with 200 teachers and had so many great things to say. 108 more words


Once upon a story...

“Children need to be immersed in a listening and storytelling culture where their voices are valued and heard.” – Lucy Calkins

From the beginning of my teacher training, I have been in love with and identified with the works of Vivian Paley.   681 more words


In Reception Class this week (WB 20/10/14)

This week the children did lots of fun, seasonal learning about autumn and Halloween. On Monday we had a lovely nature walk in Rosemary Gardens where the children enjoyed noticing signs that autumn is well and truly here. 109 more words

Communication And Language

Story writing and number lines

Another half term has come and gone and it was lovely to see so many of you during the parents evening, if you were unable to come do feel free to book another time slot with us. 185 more words

Traditional Tales

Firstly, we would like to thank the parent helpers that accompanied us on our walk up to the library and around the Fryern Arcade last week. 282 more words