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Literacy Information

By the end of Year 2 children are expected to be able to read and spell these words:

Tom Crean's Rabbit


Enjoyment of reading is important at any age, especially for children. We enjoy reading books that we find tricky and as we learn new words and our confidence begins to grow. We change our book when we want to and read to a member of staff weekly, this encourages us to become independent readers.


Home reading books will be changed on a Friday, please ask your child questions about the book that they are reading such as;

-What do you think the story is about? (Making predictions)

-What does this word mean? (Clarifying words they may not understand)

- Why do they feel that way?

-Have you read any stories that are similar to this story? How are they similar?

-What other words could you use instead of .....



Jack and the Beanstalk Fairy Tale

Watch our Jack and the beanstalk Fairy Tale now.

On the Ning Nang Nong

We have been learning the Ning Nang Nong in our RML poetry sessions.

tiger child

A short film of one of my picture books 'The Tiger Child'. The folk tale comes from India and explains why tigers eat their food raw, and how cats first came to live with people.

How The Birds Changed Their Feathers by Joanna Troughton

This film of one of Joanna Troughton's books, 'How The Birds Changed Their Feathers', was directed by her husband; Brian Melling. Her brother, Michael Troughton, did the narration, and Tom Dussek arranged the music.