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WORLD BOOK DAY

Dear Children, Parents and Carers,

Thursday 4th March is WORLD BOOK DAY!

Sadly we can’t all be together to celebrate in our usual way, but don’t worry – we have plenty of fun activities for you to have a go at from the comfort of your home.

World Book Day is about promoting the enjoyment of reading, encouraging children (and adults) to read for pleasure and explore different types of reading materials.

Please take a look at the photo slides for a short introduction to WBD and posters informing you of some live events for all age groups that you can get involved in. Here are some of the links you might be interested in:

Little Otters/Reception – Follow the link to some lovely stories to watch and listen to https://www.worldbookday.com/share-a-story-corner/  and some fun activities too https://www.worldbookday.com/resources/ 

Reception/KS1 – Follow this link to listen to stories being read https://www.worldbookday.com/world-of-stories/  and some fun activities too https://www.worldbookday.com/resources/ 

KS2 – Follow these links for some ‘live’ share a story book events: https://www.worldbookday.com/events/ 

some author/illustrator academy: https://www.worldbookday.com/online-masterclasses/ 

and lots more resources: https://www.worldbookday.com/resources/primary/ 

Please also look out for a post from Mrs Carter with all the links to our YouTube school channel of teaching staff reading stories throughout lockdown. We hope you enjoy them.

COMPETITION TIME!

Here are some activities for you to do at home and to upload to Tapestry is you wish.

1. Make a book character/characters out of loo roll or a potato! – prizes will be given for impressive characters!
2. Make a cozy reading den – send us your photos of your den!
3. EXTREME READING – Reading in strange places! – prizes will be given for the next extreme reader photos!

Please see the information sheets about all three of these events here: 

Your FREE £1 Book Token is attached to the Tapestry post for you to download. 

We hope you enjoy some of these activities but whatever you do, take some time out to READ this week 🙂

Final Week of Home Learning 1.3.21

Dear Parents/Carers We have almost made it through this third lockdown and you have all done an incredible job with home learning and we wanted to share our thanks for continuing to post your child’s daily learning.  We are really looking forward to seeing all the children and we have planned an exciting topic for… Continue Reading

Class 1 Home Learning Week Beginning 18.1.21

Dear Parents/Carers We wanted to say a big congratulations for completing the first whole week of home learning.  You are all doing excellently.  Here is the plan and the resources for next week.  From now on, a paper pack to support the weekly planning guidance, will be available for collection from school from Monday.  We… Continue Reading

A few optional ideas!

I’ve put together some activities that are on the abcdoes.com website that parents found useful during the first lockdown. These are optional I just thought you might like some inspiration for some practical EYFS activities that you can enjoy together over the weeks to come. You may have come up with your own or spotted… Continue Reading

Using Tapestry – a guide for parents

Dear Parents,  Mrs Mc has prepared some instructions for how you can upload children’s work to Tapestry. Using Tapestry – A Guide for parents and carers As a school, we will be using Tapestry as our main means of setting work and communicating with parents during lockdown.  Here is a quick guide to its main… Continue Reading