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This week at Kennington CE Academy: Tuesday 12th March 2019 3 Coventry Collective Worship – (entrance through breakfast club doors) Thursday 14th March 2019 3 Coventry Collective Worship – (entrance through breakfast club doors) Friday 15th March 2019 Red Nose Day – non uniform for a £1 donation red or flower themed

English

English

 

We have found that immersing children in a range of creative activities before starting a unit of work means that they are fully prepared, and excited, about the reading journey ahead of them. Through drama, out of school visits, painting and video clips the children have a chance to share vocabulary, ideas and concepts which gives their reading and writing fresh meaning and purpose. Through termly theme weeks we enable the children to explore their passions and interests and encourage them to express their understanding in a variety of ways.

Reading

This year we continue to promote our reading initiatives: -

Accelerated reading - individual, pupil appropriate reading books 

Daily guided reading – deepening understanding of a range of texts and more whole class shared work (started April 2017)

Writing

We are proud of our writing success again this year and will continue to promote excellence by focusing on Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar.

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar

We will be using a variety of techniques to focus on raising standard in this aspect of English, using ‘No nonsense Spelling and Grammar’, and we will be teaching and testing children in a variety of ways every week.

On Friday we celebrated World Book Day. We all dressed up as our favourite book character and shared our favourite books with our friends. During the morning we visited three different teachers and we found out their favourite picture books and listened to them- it was a great morning. When we returned to our own class we read through our class picture book and carried out a variety of exciting activities. It was a great day, sharing the joy of reading and how creative we can be!

On Friday we celebrated World Book Day. We all dressed up as our favourite book character and shared our favourite books with our friends. During the morning we visited three different teachers and we found out their favourite picture books and listened to them- it was a great morning. When  we returned to our own class we read through our class picture book and carried out a variety of exciting activities. It was a great day, sharing the joy of reading and how creative we can be! 1
On Friday we celebrated World Book Day. We all dressed up as our favourite book character and shared our favourite books with our friends. During the morning we visited three different teachers and we found out their favourite picture books and listened to them- it was a great morning. When  we returned to our own class we read through our class picture book and carried out a variety of exciting activities. It was a great day, sharing the joy of reading and how creative we can be! 2
On Friday we celebrated World Book Day. We all dressed up as our favourite book character and shared our favourite books with our friends. During the morning we visited three different teachers and we found out their favourite picture books and listened to them- it was a great morning. When  we returned to our own class we read through our class picture book and carried out a variety of exciting activities. It was a great day, sharing the joy of reading and how creative we can be! 3
On Friday we celebrated World Book Day. We all dressed up as our favourite book character and shared our favourite books with our friends. During the morning we visited three different teachers and we found out their favourite picture books and listened to them- it was a great morning. When  we returned to our own class we read through our class picture book and carried out a variety of exciting activities. It was a great day, sharing the joy of reading and how creative we can be! 4
On Friday we celebrated World Book Day. We all dressed up as our favourite book character and shared our favourite books with our friends. During the morning we visited three different teachers and we found out their favourite picture books and listened to them- it was a great morning. When  we returned to our own class we read through our class picture book and carried out a variety of exciting activities. It was a great day, sharing the joy of reading and how creative we can be! 5
On Friday we celebrated World Book Day. We all dressed up as our favourite book character and shared our favourite books with our friends. During the morning we visited three different teachers and we found out their favourite picture books and listened to them- it was a great morning. When  we returned to our own class we read through our class picture book and carried out a variety of exciting activities. It was a great day, sharing the joy of reading and how creative we can be! 6

Today we were visited by Karen from the Travelling Books Company. She introduced the children to just some of the wonderful books that will be on offer both this week and next week at our book fair. We found out about stories set in pre-historic times to magical beasts and aliens. There is also a range of non-fiction texts available on subjects from Leonardo De Vinci to female icons, and dinosaurs!

Today we were visited by Karen from the Travelling Books Company. She introduced the children to just some of the wonderful books that will be on offer both this week and next week at our book fair. We found out about stories set in pre-historic times to magical beasts and aliens. There is also a range of non-fiction texts available on subjects from Leonardo De Vinci to female icons, and dinosaurs! 1

Brian Moses, the amazing author came to visit and recited some of his inspiring poetry to the whole school. He then went into year 4 and 5 and held workshops, to help them become amazing poets!

Brian Moses, the amazing author came to visit and recited some of his inspiring poetry to the whole school. He then went into year 4 and 5 and held workshops, to help them become amazing poets! 1
Brian Moses, the amazing author came to visit and recited some of his inspiring poetry to the whole school. He then went into year 4 and 5 and held workshops, to help them become amazing poets! 2

The four winning entries for the Radio 2 five hundred word story competition. Wait to find out next week which story was voted as the winning story by parents in our pupil conferencing!

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