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Year 3 worked amazingly in English today

01-11-2023

Year 3 worked amazingly in English today writing their own kenning poems about the Iron Man. Metal cruncher, night time hunter, nightmare maker!

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Recreating scenes from the book ‘Old Bear’🐻

01-11-2023

We worked together to recreate scenes from the book ‘Old Bear’, using what we have already read to show how the characters may be feeling and what they would be doing. We even rescued Old Bear from high up in the classroom and were very excited!🐻

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In English we have been immersing ourselves in our new book ‘Old Bear’.

01-11-2023

In English we have been immersing ourselves in our new book ‘Old Bear’. Various items had been left in our classroom for us to explore and we used these to help us to come up with some fastastic predictions about what could happen in our story!🐻

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Reception could not believe their eyes when they found a HOLE 🕳️ on our school grounds

01-11-2023

Reception could not believe their eyes when they found a HOLE 🕳️ on our school grounds. They have lots of creative ideas for how it appeared and who could have made it. They are very excited to continue exploring, The Something by #RPEnglish

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This week we heard a rustle in our outdoor area…

01-11-2023

This week we heard a rustle in our outdoor area… it was Leaf Man! We thought about how he got there and how we could help him 🤔 We brought him inside to give him a home as we thought he might be lonely! We can’t wait to discover more about him 🍂🍂 #RPEnglish

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In English, Year 4 have been learning about newspaper reports

01-11-2023

In English, Year 4 have been learning about newspaper reports. We learnt about how important research is for journalists. Due to this, the children worked collaboratively to research different marine mammals in preparation of writing their own newspaper report 📰🗞️ #RPEnglish

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This week we have been learning more about ‘Leaf Man’

01-11-2023

This week we have been learning more about ‘Leaf Man’. We discussed the different parts of a book and sequenced the story. The children were fantastic at retelling the story of ‘Leaf Man’ using lots of new vocabulary! Well done, Nursery 👏🏻 #RPEnglish

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Y2 English

11-11-2023

In English Y2 we’re given an illustration from their vehicle text and had lots of fun creating freeze frames imagining that they were in the picture. They then used clues from the book to predict what the story could be about. #readysteadywrite

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Nursery Went On a Hunt…

13-11-2023

This week we went on a hunt to find some clues relating to our new story… We found glitter trails leading to bags containing clues in our outdoor area! We found a plaster, a cookie, a torch, a bed and a bath. We wonder what our new story could be  #RPEnglish

 

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YN English

15-11-2023

Today we arrived at school to find a pet star! We read the story ‘My Pet Star’ and thought that we need to look after our new friend to help him get his glow back! We used the clues that we found to help him! #RPEnglish

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Y1 English

19-11-2023

We have been busy today planning our own twist on a traditional narrative after looking at Rapunzel by @bethanwoollvin

We used our planning circles and then spent a little time reading back the stories we have planned before we start writing them!

#RPEnglish

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Y5 English

19-11-2023

Who do these items belong to? How are they connected? What was being made? Are they from the past? What is he dreaming about? Why does the dream control him? Does he return? So many questions from Year 5

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YR English

20-11-2023

Reception have loved our @LiteracyCounts1 text Star in the Jar after having a surprise visitor. It inspired children to get creative! We have also enjoyed exploring the text using our story friends. #RPEnglish

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Y1 English

26-11-2023

We have been busy today planning our own twist on a traditional narrative after looking at Rapunzel by @bethanwoollvinWe used our planning circles and then spent a little time reading back the stories we have planned before we start writing them! @LiteracyCounts1 #RPEnglish

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YN English

06-12-2023

After reading our story ‘My Pet Star’, Nursery were set the challenge of creating their own pet star at home. Look how fantastic they are!  #RPEYFS #RPArt

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Nursery Enrichment

06-12-2023

What a fantastic night for our EYFS Star Gazing Night Walk  We spotted lots of stars in the sky, the moon and even Jupiter! The children loved exploring forest school in the dark and we discussed what we found. We ended the night with a lovely hot chocolate  #RPEnrichment

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Reception Enrichment

06-12-2023

We had a fantastic night star gazing  we were able to see lots of stars, the moon and even caught a glimpse of Jupiter! Children loved using their torches to explore forest school. We finished off with a delicious hot chocolate. #RPEnrichment

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YN & YR Extra-curricular

06-12-2023

EYFS Book Club  Today we shared some fantastic stories around a cosy fire 

#RPReading #readingforpleasure

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Y1 Rocket Phonics

06-12-2023

We have been really enjoying having our Rocket Phonics reading books on our tables so that we have opportunities to read throughout the day and to use our phonics knowledge to help us to segment and blend and to read new stories!

#RPReading

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Remarkable Readers

06-12-2023

A huge well done to this week’s Remarkable Readers. We hope you enjoy your books. #RPReading

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EYFS Book Club

06-12-2023

Today we shared some more fantastic stories with our friends. We then enjoyed some Christmas stories together! 

#RPReading #readingforpleasure

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Literacy Counts

09-12-2023

#LiteracyCountsLoves  Shout out to @Year1RobyPark @RobyParkSchool and @MrsListerStJ @StJamesCEsth

for sharing photos of their children using the planning circles. Do you use #ReadySteadyWrite? We’d love to be tagged in your Tweets so we can see all the exciting learning you get up to.  Find out more: https://t.co/QE3eWDKFtm

 

https://x.com/LiteracyCounts1/status/1732734742884147207?s=20

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EYFS Book Club

17-12-2023

We enjoyed some fantastic Christmas stories with a tasty hot chocolate and biscuit.  Our favourite was ‘The Christmas Selfie Contest’ and we think that our selfies definitely would have won the competition!  #RPReading #readingforpleasure

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Remarkable Readers

17-12-2023

Well done to our most recent Remarkable Readers. You have all shown positive attitudes towards your reading. Keep it up!

#RPReading

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Remarkable Readers

03-01-2024

Congratulations to our final Remarkable Readers of 2023 👏 Enjoy your new books 📚

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Y6 Reading

06-01-2024

This week, we have launched our amazing new library area within our classroom. We are very lucky to have an amazing range of brand new, high-quality texts. We explored the new area and chose our favourite book for “Drop Everything And Read”  #RPReading

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Y3 Reading

06-01-2024

This week, Year 3 loved beginning to read their new books. We had the difficult decision of choosing a book from over 100 new fiction and non-fiction texts and we are excited to complete our Spring Term reading challenge!

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Y4 Reading

06-01-2024

This week, we have launched our amazing new library area within our classroom. We are very thankful to have an amazing range of brand new, high-quality texts. The children can’t wait to complete the spring reading challenges #RPReading

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Y5 Reading

06-01-2024

It was a difficult choice for Y5 this week when we relaunched our amazing reading areas within our classroom. Children could choose from over 100 high quality texts.

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Y1 English

29-01-2024

We stumbled across a suitcase this week, filled with clues to help us to make predictions about what our new English book may be about! Our ideas were fantastic and we used the clues to explain our predictions!

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Y4 English

29-01-2024

To fully immerse ourselves in a variety of different settings we used @ClassVR to transport us to range of fantasy locations. These included an enchanted forest, a viking’s great hall and a monster’s cave 

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Y1 New Reading Area

29-01-2024

We came back to school to an amazing new reading area within our classroom. We feel very lucky and are really excited to have an amazing range of brand new, high-quality texts that we can explore independently or with friends! #RPReading

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Remarkable Readers

29-01-2024

Congratulations to our first Remarkable Readers of 2024. Children can win a book from our vending machine which is full to the brim of the best titles or the weekly Remarkable Reader bag by showing a great effort with reading at home & school. Who will be next week’s winners?

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Y2 New Reading Area

29-01-2024

Year 2 love their new reading area & with over 100 high quality texts to choose from they were excited to get reading. The Comet by @Joetoddstanton & We are all Wonders by @RJPalacio were great reads so far.

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Remarkable Readers

29-01-2024

Congratulations to this week’s Remarkable Readers! We hope you love your new books from our vending machine. Who will be our winners next week? #RPRemarkableReaders

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Y1 & Y2 Book and a Brew Parent Workshop

29-01-2024

Today year 1 and @Year2RobyPark welcomed in our families for book and a brew!  We talked about the benefits of reading for pleasure, how reading looks at Roby Park and our wonderful new book areas, before having the chance to share our favourite book with our adults 

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Y1 & Y2 Book and a Brew Parent Workshop

29-01-2024

Thanks to the @Year1RobyPark & Y2 families who joined us for book & a brew!  We talked about the benefits of reading for pleasure, how reading looks at Roby Park & our amazing new book areas, before the children joined us for some shared reading

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Y5 & Y6 Book and a Brew Parent Workshop

29-01-2024

Thank you to all of our Year 6 & @Year5RobyPark parents and carers who were able to attend ‘Book and a Brew’ It was great to be able to discuss how children view reading, how it is incorporated into the curriculum and reading for pleasure.  #RPReading #readingforpleasure

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Y3 & Y4 Book and a Brew Parent Workshop

29-01-2024

Thank you to all of our Year 4 & @Year3RobyPark families who were able to attend ‘Book and a Brew’ It was great to be able to discuss how reading is incorporated across the curriculum, the benefits of @ReadingPlus and how we promote reading for pleasure. #RPReading

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EYFS Book and a Brew Parent Workshop

29-01-2024

Thank you to our families who could join us today for ‘book and a brew’.  The children loved inviting you into class and sharing some of their favourite stories with you!  #readingforpleasure #RPReading

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Remarkable Readers

29-01-2024
Congratulations to this week’s Remarkable Readers! We hope you love your new books from our vending machine  Who will be our winners next week? #RPRemarkableReaders

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Phonics Workshops

04-02-2024

We were joined by our wonderful families for our phonics workshop today. We shared the exciting Rocket Phonics resources our children use in school. We modelled a short lesson and children loved reading with their grown ups. #RPReading #RPPhonics

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Phonics Workshop

04-02-2024

We welcomed our R – Y2 families today for a phonics workshop to demonstrate how phonics is taught at Roby Park. We modelled lessons to show how these look, provided resources to use at home and shared the fantastic resources our children have in school!

#RPPhonics

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Y4 English

25-02-2024

Today Year 4 took on a definition and synonyms challenge against the clock  using the vocabulary from the example text the children used an iPad to find their definitions and a range of synonyms #RPEnglish

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Y5 English

25-02-2024

This week, year 5 have examined these items to make predictions about our new book. We then used a single picture to create a class poem. #RPEnglish

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YR English

25-02-2024

Children have loved exploring our @LiteracyCounts1 book Little Red. They created Grandmas house in our construction area and retold the story collaboratively. #RPEnglish @OPAL_CIC

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Y1 English

25-02-2024

In English we have started our new book ‘Where The Wild Things Are’. Today, we worked collaboratively to recreate freeze frames of scenes from the story, thinking carefully about the characters feelings and actions 

#ReadySteadyWrite #RPEnglish

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Remarkable Readers

09-03-2024

Congratulations to this week’s Remarkable Readers  We hope you love your new books from our machine  Who’ll be our winners next week? #RPRemarkableReaders

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World Book Day

09-03-2024

 World Book Day – this Thursday 

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Y6 Drop Everything and Read

09-03-2024

This week, we have enjoyed immersing ourselves in a variety of texts during “Drop Everything And Read”. #Readingforpleasure #RPReading

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Y3 World Book Day

09-03-2024

As a part of #WorldBookDay2024 , we had the amazing @WestEndinSchool who allowed us to explore the play Twelfth Night. We created different freeze frames and acted out an important scene as a class.

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Y4 World Book Day

09-03-2024

Year 4 had a fantastic session with @WestEndinSchool to gain information about William Shakespeare and created freeze frames of key parts of the twelfth night #RPEnrichment

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Y5 World Book Day

09-03-2024

As part of our #WorldBookDay2024 activities, the fantastic @WestEndinSchool paid us a visit. Vicki taught us the story of Twelfth Night. We created different freeze frames and acted out well known scenes. #RPENGLISH #RPENRICHMENT

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YN World Book Day

09-03-2024

We celebrated #WorldBookDay2024 by coming to school dressed in our comfiest pyjamas! We spent the day reading our favourite stories and even had a special visit from @Year6RobyPark. Thank you for reading stories with us, we had the best time!  #RPEnrichment

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YR World Book Day

09-03-2024

Children enjoyed wearing their comfy pyjamas and showing off their amazing story plates. We also enjoyed reading a story with

. #WorldBookDay2024 #RPEnrichment

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Y6 World Book Day

09-03-2024

As part of #WorldBookDay2024, year 6 enjoyed a fantastic session with @WestEndinSchool. We explored the William Shakespeare play Twelfth Night. From this, we created freeze frames and acted out key scenes.  #RPEnrichment

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Y5 World Book Day

09-03-2024

For #WorldBookDay2024 we wore our comfiest pyjamas and read with @Year2RobyPark. We shared books and listened to new books being read to us by someone different. #RPEnrichment

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Y4 World Book Day

09-03-2024

For #WorldBookDay we came to school in our pyjamas! Miss Clarkson shared her favourite book with the class then we took our reading books outside to read, finally we shared the reading books from our library with the children from

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Y1 World Book Day

09-03-2024

For #WorldBookDay2024 today, we spent time with another class and having a story read to us by Mr Couling.  We really enjoyed sharing stories with year 4 and having stories read to us too and it was made even better by all being cozy in our pyjamas! #RPEnrichment

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Y6 World Book Day

17-03-2024

To celebrate #WorldBookDay2024 we came to school dressed in our pyjamas! We enjoyed spending time reading with

@NurseryRobyPark and @Year1RobyPark and talking to them about our favourite books. We also loved listening to Miss Murphy read us a story!  #readingforpleasure
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Y3 World Book Day

17-03-2024

To celebrate #WorldBookDay2024, we wore our comfy pyjamas to school and had the opportunity to read books to

@RecRobyPark! We had a lovely morning and look forward to doing it again! #RPEnrichment
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Sponsored Reading Event

17-03-2024

We hope the children enjoyed their sponsored reading event & we look forward to finding out how much sponsor money we receive in which will go back into the children receiving books to take home & keep through our ‘Remarkable Reader’ initiatives. Thank you for your support.

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Fantastic Fundraising Efforts

17-03-2024

WOW! We have raised £379.20 for brand new books from our sponsored reading event and £104 for @comicrelief. Books will be going into our new reading shed for children to enjoy at playtimes. Thank you so much! @OPAL_CIC

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Y2 English

17-03-2024

In English today we created freeze frames to help us describe how Syd might have felt when grandad revealed what was behind the metal door in his attic. #GrandadsIsland

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Y1 World Book Day

23-03-2024

A MASSIVE thankyou to  @Year6RobyPark who spent some time with us today for #WorldBookDay2024. We really enjoyed you reading stories with us and you made reading our new books lots of fun. We have already been asking when we can do it again! #RPEnrichment

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YR Assembly

31-03-2024

Well done to Reception on a fantastic class assembly. Children loved that grown ups joined in with dough disco! We are so glad that everyone enjoyed being part of our learning from this half term. #RPEYFS

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YN Book Club

04-05-2024

Nursery and Reception were so excited for EYFS Book Club! They loved choosing their favourite books to share together and it was lovely to see the children so engaged with their stories! 

#RPReading #readingforpleasure

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Y3 English

04-05-2024

We had the opportunity to use VR headsets in our English lesson to immerse ourselves into our Ancient Egyptian setting. We also applied what we discovered into our History learning too! #RPEnglish #RPHistory

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EYFS Book Club

08-05-2024

We enjoyed sharing lots of stories together! We compared books and shared our favourite ones. It was lovely to see Reception children reading their stories to Nursery! 

#RPReading #readingforpleasure

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Y1 Rocket Phonics

08-05-2024

Year 1 love making the most of our Rocket Phonics books at any opportunity! We have enjoyed reading ours this week as we have been coming in of a morning! Well done Year 1 for all being remarkable readers! #RPReading

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Y1 DEAR Time

08-05-2024

For this week’s DEAR time, we dropped everything and chose a book from our library to either read alone or share with a friend! We love reading in year 1 and especially enjoy exploring our library filled with books from a huge variety of genres! 

#RPReading

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Spelling & Reading Workshop

08-05-2024

Come and join us TODAY for our SEND Coffee Morning. Mrs Ryan, our Specialist Outreach Teacher, will share some tips and ideas on supporting your children with reading and spelling. Come and have a pastry and a chat, we look forward to seeing you then.

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YN English

19-05-2024

Nursery have been fantastic at retelling the story of ‘The Snail and the Whale’. They have used lots of new vocabulary and were able to remember lots of key parts of the story!  #RPEnglish

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Y2 Reading for Pleasure

19-05-2024

One of our most popular books in our reading area at the moment is Tell me a Dragon by @JackieMorrisArt. Lexie chose it as our class read today and said, “I love the pictures and all the different places you can find dragons.” #readingforpleasure #RPReading

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Y1 English

19-05-2024

We have been focusing on the end of our story ‘The Secret of Black Rock’ and considering how Erin may have felt when none of the adults believed her that Black Rock was a sea creature! We created freeze frames showing the characters feelings 

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Million Steps Challenge Competition Winners

02-06-2024

As part of the Million Steps Challenge, @cashforkidsliv teamed up with publisher Simon & Schuster to offer all participating primary schools the chance to win a Library Pack of 20 books. Following the end of the challenge all schools that signed up were put into a draw, and…we’re thrilled to let you know that our school is a winner!  Books are on their way to us and will go into our reading shed for our children to enjoy 

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Year 4 English

02-06-2024

An important aspect of English is to edit and improve your writing. Today we worked collaboratively to up level our diary entries #RPEnglish

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Y1 English

02-06-2024

We did a some acting today and created a series of freeze frames to show a part of our vehicle text ‘The Secret of Black Rock’ by

 @Joetoddstanton. We considered what would be happening in the scene & also body language and facial expressions that we would see!
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Book Exchange for Parents & Carers

02-06-2024
📚Do you have books gathering dust that you could give a new lease of life to? We would love your pre-loved books for others to enjoy.
📖This week, we are going to be setting up a book exchange for adults, in our office area. Parents & carers are welcome to come and help themselves to a book to enjoy and all we ask is when you’re finished, pop it back for someone else to enjoy.
🩷 Any book donations can be popped on the shelving unit in the office area. Thank you!
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