In Year 3 we have been writing newspaper reports about the events of Pompeii. We talked about how we could describe to the reader exactly what happened using adjectives and lots of detail, and some of us even began to add in quotes using inverted commas. Once the children had written their reports, we edited and improved them, before typing them up on the Chromebooks.’
Each Friday afternoon the whole school stops working and enjoys half an hour of buddy reading. Each infant class is paired with a junior class and they visit each other to read and share books. This is one of the many things we do to support the children to foster a love of reading.