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Today we were lucky to be able to spend time looking at writing across the school. This is some of what we noticed…

In Year 2 children know their Mantle story very well and this helps their sentences flow. They also use picture cues. They have visited the local fire station and are working as fire fighters; narrative writing was linked to the story they are creating together weaving in the science curriculum along the way. Children were supported to improve their sentences at the point of writing through discussion with an adult. Others were including speech. When writing in pairs they noticed missing capital letters in their partner’s sentences and corrected them together. Children were working on improving the teacher’s writing – replacing then, improving nouns, checking punctuation etc. They talked about the story bags helping them to know where they are in their writing and word cards helping with…

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