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Developing reading skills in year 1!

Teaching reading in year 1 is such a hard balance. Do I teach guided reading but get around 5% engagement from the children? Do I try to make my little year ones sit and read all at the same time? Do I try to squeeze in 2 or 3 readers at snack time!? I haveContinue reading “Developing reading skills in year 1!”

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Vegetable fun in year 1!

It’s been a busy half term of settling in, rules and routines and getting to know my new class. We are lucky enough to have a farm at school, so the children found a trial of vegetables last week… and the book… Oliver’s vegetables! We followed the trail and tasted lots of different vegetables. WeContinue reading “Vegetable fun in year 1!”