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Where Do You Start Your Letters?

We are starting the “Handwriting Without Tears” Programme. This is the first song of the programme which teaches that letters start at the top.

Jack and the Beanstalk

We are doing the story of Jack and the Beanstalk this week. Here is a lovely video version of the story.

Rosie’s Walk

We are doing the story of “Rosie’s Walk” this week. Talk about the story at home.

Jolly Phonics Video

This video contains the rhymes for learning the sounds in the Jolly Phonics scheme.

Room on the Broom

We are doing the story of “Room on the Broom” for Hallowe’en this week. This is a lovely video version of the story.

The Elves and the Shoemaker

We are doing the story of the Elves and the Shoemaker this week. Here is a nice version of the story to look at.

Flat Stanley by Second Class

We enjoyed reading Flat Stanley as our first novel. Thank you to all the parents who sent in photographs of Stanley with members of second class. We worked in small groups to write about the story or the different activities we participated in. Stanley Lambchop got flattened by a bulletin board that fell on him while he was sleeping. He caught sneak thieves pretending to
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Mrs. Honey’s Hat

This week we are reading the story of Mrs. Honey’s Hat. You can listen to the story here.

6th Class Interview Author Marilyn Taylor

6th Class are just completing a class novel called “Faraway Home” by Marilyn Taylor. It tells the story of two Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Austria called Karl and Rosa who are sent on a Kindertransport to Millisle Farm in Northern Ireland. We organised an interview with the author, Marilyn Taylor. We each came up with three questions about the novel on our class blog
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Comprehension Programme Group Work

Pupils in 2nd to 6th classes have been taking part in the second phase of the Building Bridges of Understanding programme, which is the group work phase. In this phase, the classes were divided into groups of 4 or 5. After an initial modeling session, the groups proceeded to work on their own, with the learning support and class teacher sitting in on different
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