‘The Secret Sky Garden’ by Linda Sarah and Fiona Lumbers has inspired lots of cross-curricular learning throughout the whole school, including persuasive posters, character descriptions, persuasive letters, outdoor gardening projects, creating kites, and much more!
We have all thoroughly enjoyed reading and exploring the book ‘Here We Are’ by Oliver Jeffers. Here are some of the wonderful displays and children’s work inspired by the book.
World Book Day at Gade Valley!
Celebrating our Duck-themed Book Week with a range of work based on different stories.
We really enjoy reading with children from other classes during Buddy Reading.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Day: We celebrated this fantastic story by Roald Dahl during a special day dedicated to the book.
Reception Class created a dance demonstrating how the machines work in the chocolate factory.
Here are Year 6 reading extracts from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Celebrating Reading and Writing at Gade Valley
The children in the Nursery celebrated Winnie the Pooh Day. They listened to stories, investigated honey and went looking for Winnie the Pooh's friends in the Hundred Acre Wood.
"Greetings to you, the lucky finder of this Golden Ticket, from Mr Willy Wonka! I shake you warmly by the hand! Tremendous things are in store for you! Many wonderful surprises await you!" Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate factory.
Here are our first lucky reading winners!
Here are some examples of writing from across the school. We are working really hard to present our work neatly using the continuous cursive font.
Random Reading Competition winners
Our School Council announcing DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) by playing musical instruments around the school!
We love reading with different children from across the school during Buddy Reading.
EYFS and KS1 took part in a Circus Adventures workshop with Perform Drama Company.
Celebrating Roald Dahl Week
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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