Y1 Handa's Surprise

Year 1 have been studying the wonderful story, 'Handa's Surprise'.  A short story of glorious images from an African village, that conveys the sights, smells and colours of the landscape, its animals and its food, told as much through pictures as through words. 

The children decided to put…

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World Book Day

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Mr Benn Visits St.John's!

Mr.Benn Paid Year 2  a visit, lucky for us somebody manged to write down one of his famous adventures! 

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Run, Run, Run as Fast as You Can!

The children in Reception have been looking at traditional tales. This afternoon, some of the children were challenged to see if they could remember who or what chased the Gingerbread man. Then, the children used their phonics knowledge to sound out each character and write them in a list…

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Y4 Powers of Persuasion

Year 4 have been studying the art of persuasion- from influencing people to save our planet to trying to convince Mrs.Coyle to ban homework

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Visiting Y6 for World Book Day

We had an adventure over to see the Y6 children in their big classrooms, we shared our stories with them and talked about our favourite books.

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The Stick Man

Last week we had lots of fun when we went to our outdoor classroom! Red and yellow groups heard the story of, ‘The Stick Man’ by Julia Donaldson in the morning

We then collected some sticks so that we could make our own stick pictures!

Watch this space for our stick pictures next…

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Year 2 Instructions


In Year 2 Literacy, the children have been focusing on Instruction Text Types.  To give a real context to the learning,  the new instruction skills were put to the test, during a DT lesson!

The outcome saw the the production of some fantastic constructions and models, well done Year…

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