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01/07/21

Year 5 and 6 have enjoyed outdoor activities this week including: tree climbing, fire building, hoverboarding and archery! What a fantastic week! https://t.co/pv9ZTtKEmu

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08/06/21

Well done to the year 6 pupils who wrote to their favourite authors a few weeks ago. Today we were very lucky to have publishing team respond to us (with some amazing book donations too). Thank you! https://t.co/Hz87U8Mm8f

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12/05/21

What have the children been reading and learning about in EYFS? As part of our Minibeast topic, we read the story 'Aaargh Spider' and made our own spiders!  https://t.co/7q7XV4X0HS

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08/05/21

We enjoyed a fantastic day celebrating Number Day yesterday! Lots of our children came to school wearing their favourite or lucky numbers, and took part in lots of fun maths activities! https://t.co/WU25oH66kC

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06/05/21

Nothing like cricket in the rain! Thank you to Mr Fisher from Merstham Cricket Club for helping our year 5 girls improve their cricket skills! https://t.co/aPcEFRuqdB

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05/05/21

Since returning after Easter the children in year 6 have been learning all about Ancient Greece! Reading and retelling a variety of Greek myths has been a huge highlight of their new topic so far! https://t.co/QZPm1Q0TK4

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06/04/21

Today we’re moving back into the main building after the flood last summer! To say thank you to all our staff we’re enjoy some delicious pizzas for lunch today from our local Merstham! https://t.co/ruyewUOhxR

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01/04/21

Thank you for visiting all of our classes virtually, we can’t wait to arrange another visit soon! https://t.co/LIATmbOUy3

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01/04/21

Year 6 enjoyed completing some artwork today, inspire by the portrait paintings of Chuck Close. https://t.co/wL2yuqDPAO

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18/03/21

It’s that time again where all the ‘Freds’ go for a spin in the washing machine! https://t.co/beGhOKMUJK

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18/03/21

We have been learning about healthy foods in Reception. We loved reading the story 'Supertato' so much that we decided to have our own 'Super Fruit and Vegetables' dress up day! https://t.co/55An44Yvfo

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18/03/21

Don’t forget we’re wearing something RED tomorrow for !

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15/03/21

Retweeted From GLF Schools TT

2 weeks till our Zoom into Teacher Training event! ✨ If you or a friend/colleague/relative are interested in training to teach and want to find out more about our ITT programme, join us remotely on Wed 24 March @ 18.15-19.00 👉 register here - https://t.co/sex79MHlqD https://t.co/7Jlr3VePjW

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15/03/21

Retweeted From Walkers Crisps

BE FUNNY, RAISE MONEY. We’ve teamed up with to support mental wellbeing and we're starting by spreading a little positivity across the Internet! Post something positive using and we’ll donate £1 on your behalf for Red Nose Day* 🔴 https://t.co/Zhzm4SoNAZ

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13/03/21

Daisy has had a fantastic week back at school & has earned ‘The Golden Pencil Award’ for all her effort with her handwriting! She also filmed her own ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ by ! We’re so proud of you Daisy, thank you for a fantastic story too! https://t.co/cye1ziew4P

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10/03/21

It’s British Science Week and the children across the school have been learning about so many things to do with SCIENCE! Today year 6 completed an investigation all about freezing temperatures & then they made ice cream! https://t.co/SH4xwNF4OL

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08/03/21

Rabbits had to investigate outside today. The Evil Pea had been up to mischief. Can they get Supertato back? https://t.co/avktogHhsz

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04/03/21

Our celebrations have started! We’re looking forward to joining the bbc live lesson at 11.30am!#bbclivelessons

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28/02/21

Retweeted From Thrive Approach

Have you entered our competition yet? We’re asking the children and young people in your setting, or at home, to recreate their favourite book or fictional character. Three lucky winners will each receive a £75 voucher! 📚🤩🌈 https://t.co/XsavTu9DbQ

English

Developing a good use of English is a fundamental part of primary learning. By providing a language rich environment, children are encouraged to develop good communication skills and express their ideas both orally and in written form. Reading is given a high priority, not just as a vital skill to be acquired but as a pleasurable activity to be valued for its own sake.

Parents are encouraged to share reading books with their children from the earliest stages. Phonic skills are taught from Nursery using the Read Write inc.' Phonics Scheme.

Children throughout the school participate in oracy, reading and  writing every week. They are encouraged to use and their knowledge of vocabulary, grammar, punctuation and their skills in planning and composition; they also improve work through a process of editing and redrafting. Throughout Key Stages 1 and 2 children work on developing a joined and legible handwriting style.

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