Gingerbread Man To celebrate World Book Day, we have been looking at Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales all week, our favourite stories have been 3 Billy Goats Gruff and The Gingerbread Man. The children received a letter from the Old Women in the story of the Gingerbread Man asking for help as her Ging


The digital programmes that the children have access to are incredibly important in developing reading fluency and comprehension skills. Studies show that those children who use them regularly, will make accelerated progress. It is excellent to see the vast majority of children engaging with these p


This term Year One are learning all about non-fiction books.  On Monday the title of the book was  revealed – Let’s Build a house.  To launch the book, the children had to use equipment found in the classroom to build a house, the only criteria being that they must include walls, a roof, windows


This week, the children have been introduced to their new English text – Varmints. At first, we needed to define what a varmint was by making links with other words such as vermin. The first work all came from a book trailer – the link is below- where we were able to develop first impressions of the


This week, the boys and girls revealed their new English text – The Iron Man by Ted Hughes. They explored numerous book covers for the Iron Man and made predictions about the story. Everyone was excited to start reading and to find out about the ‘metal giant’.  The children used the description in


We are so proud of all of our Phonics groups at Harlow Green Primary School.  This term the children, from Reception to Year Two have enjoyed, learning new sounds and new words, developed new vocabulary  and increased their fluency when reading their story books.  They have amazed all of the grou