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World Book Day 2023

Thursday 2nd March 

This year we had a whole school focus on the book 'The day the crayons quit' by Drew Daywalt. During the day, the children took part in different activities relating to the book and came to school dressed as different coloured crayons. 


The Day The Crayons Quit (Paperback)

A competition was held to design a new front cover for the book and a winner was chosen from each class to choose a book from the Book Vending machine. It was a really tough decision to make as there were some fantastic designs! Thank you to everyone who took part. 

Take a look at the winning designs below... 

World Cup Book Bingo

Thank you to all of the children that returned their World Cup Bingo Challenges. I hope that you all had fun reading about different countries and cultures. All of the completed sheets were put into a hat and there was one winner from each year group. The children had lots of fun being the first users of the Book Vending Machine. Keep an eye out for more reading challenges in the New Year, for the chance to use the vending machine!

Holy Trinity has a Reading Vending Machine!

Take a look at the different text types that we learn about at Holy Trinity...

 Poetry Week Progression Y1-6.docxDownload
 Unit Genres Taught at Holy Trinity V1.docxDownload
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Word of the Day | Garmin Connect IQ

In Key Stage One and Key Stage Two we have  a daily 'Word of the Day' to help us to be exposed to a range of vocabulary. We try to use the daily words in our written work that week too. 

Vocabulary NinjaWe follow the Vocab Ninja whole school spelling scheme. 


All about the  grammar that is taught in school. 

Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling terms that you may find useful. 

Take a look at this 'Glossary of terms' that the children throughout school will be learning about. 

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 HT Phonics Policy Sep 22.pdfDownload
 HT Phonics Teaching Sequence 22.pdfDownload
 Twinkl Level 2 & 3 actions.pdfDownload
 Twinkl Level 2 & 3 letter formation.pdfDownload
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How we say our phonemes (sounds)

How we write our graphemes (letters)

At Holy Trinity we follow the Letters and Sounds guidance & sequence and use Twinkl Phonics resources.

Our reading books in Key Stage 1 follow this structure and we read books from the Oxford Reading Tree and Phonics Bug Reading Schemes which follow the same sequence of sounds.

Active Learn/ Bug Club guide for Parents.

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Are you sitting correctly and is your paper in the correct position? Check here!

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Letters & Sounds Lesson Videos

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Alphablocks Videos

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Teach your Monster to Read Videos