Reading & Writing

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Reading and Writing

Reading and writing are key skills that underpin all areas of our curriculum. Please read the attached for more details:

At Heathbrook, we use Letters and Sounds to help us to teach phonics in conjunction with Thrass and Jolly Phonics.

Reading and writing is underpinned by a whole school commitment to oracy. We have worked closely with the Communication Trust to further enhance staff skills and communication-friendly learning environments. To further support children with speech and language difficulties we buy in a Speech and Language Therapist.

Recent Reading and Writing News

All About Kiwis!

This week, we are focusing on non-fiction writing in Literacy. As we are enjoying our class mascot PeeWee so much, we are learning all about Kiwi birds in order to create fact files. We began [...]

By | March 13th, 2019|Categories: Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Year 3/4 2018-19|0 Comments

World Book Day

World Book Day was a great success across the entire school last week. Linda Jones visited us from The Children's Literacy Charity (Literacy Lab) head office to read to and play games with the children [...]

By | March 12th, 2019|Categories: Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog|0 Comments

Fringe Festival – The Heats…..

Year 5 have had an incredible week creating their own acts to perform for the  Fringe Festival. They have explored the art forms of dance, drama, mime and gymnastics. One group choreographed a dance to [...]

World Book Day

Fantastic costumes in Year 5 this year!

By | March 7th, 2019|Categories: Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Year 5 2018-19|0 Comments

Fringe Fun

Year 5 are getting expressive, dramatic, acrobatic and creative as they prepare for our Fringe Festival.

By | March 5th, 2019|Categories: Art, Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Music, Year 5 2018-19|0 Comments

Performance Poetry

We are continuing to focus on poetry this week, with a specific focus on the works of Joseph Coelho. We began reading his poem I am a Writer and worked in groups to annotate it, ensuring that [...]

By | February 26th, 2019|Categories: Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Year 3/4 2018-19|0 Comments