Reading helpers wanted

We are looking for some parent volunteers to hear children read -across the school, but particularly in Reception. If you can spare half an hour a week, perhaps one lunchtime or an afternoon before pick up, please let Mrs Soares Winter know. Thank you.

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Crime Scene in Year 1

Today, Year 1 came back from assembly to find a potential crime scene in the classroom! Our book, Detective Dog, had been taken and some clues left behind. Year 1 were excellent detectives, just like Detective Dog, and from the clues worked out who had done it! Luckily it was only Charlotte who had borrowed […]

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Phonics workshops

Reception parents and carers were invited to attend a phonics workshop repeated after school throughout this week and these were really well attended. Thank you! We hope that the workshops were informative and will help you support your child at home with reading and ‘sounding out’. Remember there is a full video guide on sound […]

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Calling all Mischief Makers….

The Summer Reading Challenge is here and this year – inspired by the 80th anniversary of the Beano – the theme is Mischief Makers. Keep your child’s reading skills and confidence up over the summer by visiting your local library and taking part. Children receive special rewards each time they finish a book. For more […]

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Year 6 rounders in the park

Mrs SW presented a rather disgruntled Year 6 with a reading comprehension text on the rules of rounders only to delight them with the news that we were off to play in the park. A fantastic game was had with superb sportsmanship shown by everyone. Special mention has to go to Marlene and Sofia as […]

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200 nights of reading means…

The first of our KS2 children have clocked up a whopping 200 nights of reading in their journals! Congratulations! Y3-6 came up with a shortlist of treats to mark this milestone and the most popular was a non-uniform day. So on Thursday 28th June, everyone who has reached 200 nights can come to school in […]

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World Book Day

St Margaret’s went book-crazy for World Book Day. Here’s a taster of the different ways we celebrated stories. To see a video of all the fabulous dressing-up and activities we got up to, check out: https://vimeo.com/259321008 We went on a Where’s Wilson hunt. Nursery made tasty Gruffalo claw cakes. Year 3 made their own covers […]

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