Christmas Storytime and Draw-along Session

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Today the children joined an online Christmas story time and draw-along with the author and illustrator Nick Sherratt and Pippa Goodhart. They shared their new book ‘You Choose Christmas’ with the children, taking them on an adventure through different Christmas scenes. Afterwards the children…

English Year 2

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Theatre by the Lake

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What a wonderful experience we all had today at Theatre by the Lake in Keswick! Year 4 went to watch the World Premiere production of ‘A Little Princess’, which is a new adaptation of the much-loved children’s classic ‘The Secret Garden’ by Frances Hodgson Burnett. We all had favourite parts e.g.…

English Year 4 Drama Curriculum enrichment

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New Books

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Our Reading Ambassadors have been busy this week. They were very excited to accept delivery of the new books from each class’ wish list. They organised them into piles then stamped them with the school stamp.

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Nursery: The Dot

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This week our older children have been reading the story - The Dot. In the story we met a little girl called Vashti who thought she couldn’t do any art. By the end of the story she discovered that she could, all she had to do was make a mark - a dot. 
We were feeling inspired by Vashti and…

English Nursery Art

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Books, glorious books!

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Our Reading Ambassadors met with our Head to present the findings from their research about the provision of books in our class libraries throughout school. They were allocated a budget to buy some of the books from the wish list so they took a trip out to our local book shop to buy some new books…

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Pumpkin soup

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After reading the story, ‘Pumpkin Soup’ the children drew their favourite character, either the cat, squirrel or duck. We then talked about what feeling they showed in certain parts of the story, was it angry, sad, happy, excited or scared? The children included this on their picture and then…

English Reception Reading

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Golden Ticket

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Congratulations to Archie who found a ‘Golden Ticket’ when we visited Egremont Library. The ticket was hidden within a book as part of celebrations for Roald Dahl Day.  Archie was lucky that it was within his chosen book. The Library have sent Archie his prize of his own Road Dahl book to keep!…

English Year 1 Reading

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Summer Reading Challenge 2023

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Congratulations to our children who took part in the Summer Reading Challenge organised by the Reading Agency Team and public libraries across the UK. This year, The Reading Agency teamed up with Youth Sport Trust for 'Ready, Set, Read! ' a sports and games themed Challenge themed around the power…

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Year 2 Library Visit

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Year 2 went to visit Egremont Library today. The children enjoyed looking through all the books and choosing one they wanted to take home to share with their parents. The visit ended with the children listening to a story about a lion’s tea party.


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Reading Ambassadors

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Today our Reading Ambassadors met to discuss how we can raise the profile of reading in our school and how to inspire children to immerse themselves in a book. We agreed that each class needed some different books in their class library that were more in keeping with the interests of the…

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