Tag Archives: reading

HOT Reading Skills

Room 9 has been working hard for weeks to develop our abilities in HOT (higher order thinking) questions. We have practiced answering HOT questions, writing our own HOT questions, and…

Ready for World Book Day 2019

You”re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child. – Dr Seuss The Kingsford staff are looking forward to sharing some…

Letters from the friendly dragon

The friendly dragon has visited school lots of times but we have not seen him yet.   Rooms 1 and 2 always get excited to receive a new letter.  He has…

World Book Day

The Sports Day countries of Greece and Mexico have been working together to create posters to let everyone know that Kingsford School will be taking part in World Book Day…

New Books

Thank you to all who attended the recent Book Fair. We have been able to purchase new  books for Guided reading and also for the library.

New Term, New Adventures

  What new and exciting things a new term brings….

Leadership and Teamwork- P4, R14

Our twice weekly reading sessions are so much more than reading……. In R14 we’ve been working on our leadership skills, with each child having a turn at leading their reading…

Hour of Genius

One of the favourite times of the week in Room 8 is Friday before break, our Hour of Genius.  It is an approach to learning built around the children’s curiosity,…

Creative Writing

Already this term the P4 children in Room 8 have been busy writing instructions and reports as well as a weekly diary and chapter reviews for our class topic ‘The…

The Book Fair is coming

The book fair will soon be returning to school. This has always proved to be a very popular event in the past and the fairs have been hailed a big…