The 'Space Base' is a space themed classroom where we deliver the 'Read, Write Inc.' phonics scheme to groups of children from across all year groups. These sessions are designed to stimulate and challenge children’s thinking and create enthusiastic, life-long readers and writers.
Five key principles underpin the teaching in the Read Write Inc. Programme:
Alongside the Read Write Inc. programme, children also have regular opportunities for extended, creative writing. The videos, photographs and information below should give you a flavour of some of the learning that takes place in 'Space Base'.
On the 1st of March the children learnt about St David's Day. They made Welsh Cakes and wrote instructions for how to make them:
For World Book Day, the children produced a special story including all of the characters they had dressed up as: