School Blog: Literacy

9th July 2019

Year 3 read Traditional Tales

This week in Year 3 we have reintroduced the children to traditional tales.  A traditional tale is a story that has been told and re-told for many years, and consequently,…

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5th July 2019

Reading Round-up

At Kingsleigh, we are always encouraging the children to read, and we expect them to be reading at least five times a week. As a…

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12th June 2019

Are You Looking For a Good Way to be Bad?

Year 5 have been embracing the dark side and learning a new villainous text map. We needed to think about how we could persuade a…

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10th May 2019

Year 3 Make Boats!

Year 3 have been learning all about the RNLI this term, so we thought it would be fun to make some boats out of different…

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21st March 2019

Which chocolate contains Palm Oil?!

Year 6 have been finding out about the Palm Oil industry.  We have investigated the positive and negative impact this industry has on the countries…

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8th March 2019

World Book Day

At Kingsleigh, we think reading is an important part of every day but on World  Book Day we get really excited about celebrating reading and…

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26th February 2019

Year 4 and 6 love to read!

Reading is such an important part of  your child’s development and school experience . Whenever you can, please encourage your child to read, whether it be a sign…

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1st February 2019

Year 1 stop, look and listen

This week, Year One have been learning all about road safety and why it is important to stay safe on the roads. First, they had…

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27th November 2018

Instruction Writing Hits Year 5

This week, the children have been learning all about instruction writing.  They began the unit of work learning a text map based around a ‘Wonka…

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13th November 2018

Winnie the Witch

This half term, Year 1 have been reading stories of Winnie the Witch. Wilbur the cat had left a letter in the classroom, along…

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1st November 2018

Year 2 make Fruit Salad!

Year 2 have been busy this week writing instructions to make a fruit salad! On  Tuesday, we learnt all about imperative…

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19th October 2018

Bossy Year Ones!

This week year one have been learning all about how to be bossy in our writing. We learnt about command words which tell you to…

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