Progression of writing

Last year my team and I produced our own writing exemplifications based upon children in our own school. We felt that the current exemplification materials from the Dfe, although recently updated, did not reflect writing opportunities within our school. We moderated and levelled examples of children’s writing¬† using the development matter statements as well as … More Progression of writing

Creating art by using different tools!

This week we continued to follow the children’s interests into fireworks. Over the past few weeks the children have created lots of fireworks using junk modelling, paint, chalks and pastels. The children have become very independent in selecting the tools and resources they need to create their pictures, so this week I decided to add … More Creating art by using different tools!

Adventures at sea!

The children came back after half term to a pirate ship that had ‘run a ground!’ in our playground! It’s the beginning of our topic “adventures at sea” that will take us to lots of exciting places that tie in to all the celebrations this half term… The children have to crack the code Pirate … More Adventures at sea!