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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...

Commemorating the Armistice.

Commemorating the Armistice.

Year 2, along with the whole school have been having some experiences which support and underscore the reasons for wearing poppies at this time of year. Part of the experiences were family workshops on Tuesday where children and parents could make remembrance poppies...

It’s time to celebrate Diwali!

Along with the whole school, Year 2 children had the opportunity to take part in a professionally led dance workshop this week. This was intended to be an immersive event to start our PE focus on dance, to support and enhance our curriculum learning around RE and...

It’s time to celebrate Harvest Festival!

Year 2, along with the whole school, had a wonderful afternoon at St Luke's church, celebrating and giving thanks for Harvest. We had to sing 'Big Red Combine harvester' as this has become a bit of a school tradition but also really enjoyed learning new songs like...

Our final R-time of this half term.

Our final R-time of this half term.

The activity this week was to ask our partners, 'what has made you proud?' and then to listen carefully to the response and share it (if it was OK with the person who gave it). What the children came up with certainly made us adults very proud!

Our Monday Morning R-time session

Our Monday Morning R-time session

Our R-Time sessions are always a special moment in our week, but the one this Monday was particularly pleasing. To reflect our involvement in Harvest Festival, the partners were asked to find something that could agree they were both grateful for. Just have a look at...

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