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What We're Reading

At the end of every school day we have story time, where the children are read to by their teachers. 

This term, Nursery have been reading  

The Colour Monster by Anna Llenas

One day, Colour Monster wakes up feeling very confused. His emotions are all over the place; he feels angry, happy, calm, sad and scared all at once! To help him, a little girl shows him what each feeling means through colour.

What is the Colour Monster feeling? And can we help him feel a little less mixed up?

 Here is a read along version for you to enjoy at home.



  Reception and Nursery have also been enjoying 

 So Much by Trisha Cooke and Helen Oxenbury


Mum and baby are home alone when – DING DONG! – Auntie and then Uncle and Nannie and Gran-Gran and the cousins come to visit. And they all want to hug and kiss and squeeze and eat the baby right up ... because everybody loves the baby SO MUCH!



 Here is a read-along version for you to enjoy! 


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Reception have also been learning all about families, and reading some lovely picture books about the people who make up a family:


                  My mum is Fantastic                  My Dad is Brilliant,                                                                             both by Nick Butterworth


 Year One have been finding out all about how to take care of dragons as part of their learning journey!   They have also been learning about castles.

They have been reading these books:



    The Dragon Snatcher                                             Castles (non-fiction)

        by M P Robertson                                              by Stephanie Turnbull


  Here is a read-along version of The Dragon Snatcher for you to give you a flavour of the book.

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Year 2 are also enjoying their Castles and Crowns learning journey and have been reading a range of non-fiction books about castles:


            What Were Castles For?                    Everything Castles                     Find Out! Castles 

            by Stephanie Turnbull                        by Crispin Boyer                       by Philip Steele


For their Non-Fiction reading, they have been enjoying

Princess Daisy and the Dragon and the Nincompoop Knights, by Steven Lenton

When a truly terrifying sound wakes everyone up, clever Princess Daisy soon figures out the problem, but her father, the King, just won't listen how can a princess defeat a dragon? Then when the knights who come to the rescue prove to be a big bunch of nincompoop scaredy-cats, things start to look rather bad. Until . . . hang on . . . who's that mystery knight in the dragon's den? Why, it's Plucky Princess Daisy . . . OF COURSE! 


Here is a video of the author reading his book! 


For the other books that we have read in the past term(s) and previous school years, please click the button below!


    Books we have read  in 2022-23    

  Books we have read in  2021-22   

  Books we have read in 2020-21