At Newfield School, it is our intention to provide pupils’ with a high-quality education in English that will develop pupils' ability to speak, read and write with great fluency. We strive to ensure that all our pupils master the mechanics of both reading and writing and develop a love and a true interest for English so that they can communicate their thoughts, ideas and emotions effectively.
We recognise the importance of nurturing a culture where pupils take pride in their writing, can write clearly and accurately and adapt their language and style for a range of contexts.
We want to inspire pupils to be confident in the art of speaking and listening and who can use discussion to communicate and further their learning.
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National Poetry Day is Thursday 7th October.
The theme is Choice.
Here are the links to the National Poetry Day website where they have some great ideas for KS1 - KS4:
I appreciate this is short notice but remember - poems aren't just for National Poetry Day!
There are lots of prizes for the best children’s books every year, here are a few you might be interested in:
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Carnegie Medal – this is chosen by children’s librarians for the best written book for children or young people.
Greenaway Medal – this is chosen by children’s librarians for the best illustrated book for children or young people
Blue Peter Book of the Year – children choose a winner from 3 categories and an overall winner: The Book I Couldn’t Put Down, The Most Fun Story With Pictures, and The Best Book With Facts.
http://www.roalddahl.com/ – Roald Dahl’s official website has lots of information and fun stuff
http://www.jkrowling.com/ – JK Rowling’s own website
http://www.jacquelinewilson.co.uk/ – Love Jacqueline Wilson? Visit her colourful website
If beasts and dinosaurs are more your thing, you might like these:
http://www.rainbowmagiconline.com/uk/index.html – create your own Rainbow Fairy!
http://wimpykid.com/ – for all things Wimpy
http://www.anholt.co.uk/ – for Seriously Silly Stories, competitions, games, visit the Anholts:
Why not come in and ask at your local library, we’ll find someone to help you
Get involved in a Book Club
Have you ever wondered “What comes next?” when you’re reading a really good book? Children’s Book Sequels is here to help you discover the right order of any series from Harry Potter to A Series of Unfortunate Events.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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