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The best laid plans…

The best laid plans…

Our learning on Friday after break did not follow the plan, because we took a detour to explore more of the children’s questions in the moment they arose. It takes a lot of confidence to do this and a bit of skill and knowledge to do it well. As part of our focus on...

Our latest words.

Our latest words.

Year 2's efforts to capture as many new and interesting words as possible is continuing. The children love being able to encounter a new word and rather than ignore it or be afraid of it, they capture it and bring it in for us all to share. This is having a very...

We love our reading assemblies.

We love our reading assemblies.

We love our reading assemblies! For twenty minutes on a Thursday, year 1 and 2 come together to share and explore their reading books together. Today, the year 2 children were sharing their most recent reading text. The Year 1s were making sure the Year 2s read it to...

Our holistic approach to words.

Our holistic approach to words.

In year 2, we've been trying out a slightly different approach to the new words that the children encounter, capture and share when they are reading at home. The reading team for that day will share their words with me before break in the reading club and then I...

Our creative designers!

Our creative designers!

The KS1 team were lucky enough to be able to host Kate Green, an artist working with Newton Abbot museum, for a day. Kate is working on display materials for the new Newton Abbot museum and was seeking ideas from local schools. Our local museum is a very special place...

A fantastic example of great team home learning.

A fantastic example of great team home learning.

It was wonderful to come into school this morning and have one family excitedly present me with the home learning they had all done together over the weekend. they had got their child to write a recount of the weekend, but did not help him at all, instead let him...

Applying our learning from Road Safety week to our SUSTRANS project.

Applying our learning from Road Safety week to our SUSTRANS project.

On Tuesday this week, the children in year 1 and 2 teamed up in mixed year teams to take on a creative challenge project. The challenge they were set was to create something which would help someone who was doing the same SUSTRANS project as them to do it safely. The...

Our reading assemblies

Our reading assemblies

The children have started using their reading and listening skills for a real purpose and they are loving it. The Year 2s wanted an audience for their reading and the year 1s wanted to hear stories being read to them, so this fitted perfectly. We are looking and...

Stay and Play is back!

Just to let everyone know that Stay and Play is back on and it is bigger and better than ever! Please try and pop along and give it a go. It would be great to see you!Following the success of the previous years, we have seen huge numbers of parents and children...

Vocabulary in year 2.

Vocabulary in year 2.

Vocabulary is a huge focus, not just in year 2, but across the school. I was very honoured to be invited again to present at the recent vocabulary conference with Jean Gross. The work we are doing at Haytor view and our commitment and approach to this crucial area is...

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