To celebrate Elmer Day, Reception completed a range of activities around the story. They had lots of fun!
English Reading & Phonics
We’re super thrilled to share an email we have just received! All our classes rose to ‘The Reading Tree Challenge’ set by the National Literacy Trust to cover the bare branches of a Reading Tree with leaves showcasing all the books we have been busy reading. The good news is….[…]
At St. Joseph’s we LOVE reading so when the National Literacy Trust launched “The Reading Tree Challenge” we accepted! Our challenge was to cover the bare branches of the Reading Tree with lots of leaves showcasing all the books we have been busy reading. As you can see, we have[…]
In Year 2, we’ve listened to the story of Mr Big, by Ed Vere. The children understand that you should never ignore someone because of how they look. They’ve been hard at work designing posters and “How to be a good friend” bunting.
In English today, Year 6 read two children’s stories about anti-bullying: Monty the Manatee and Willy the Wimp. They looked at the similarities and differences of the stories and discussed how effective they were at helping to stop bullying.
Reception listened very carefully to the story ‘The Smartest Giant In Town’We came up with lots of adjectives to describe the giant and we discussed how the giant helps lots of different animals throughout the story. We also thought of a range of ways we could help others at home[…]