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While the school is closed, please keep reading. You may be trapped in your home, but stories can help you escape to whole new worlds, where dragons fly and dinosaurs roam, where wizards battle evil and heroes are for ever.

St Ambrose Stories at Bedtime

Click on the links below to access a story

Tiddler By Julia Donaldson

Owl Babies by Martin Waddell

The Huge Bag of Worries by Virginia Ironside

Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

Monkey Puzzle by Julia Donaldson

Oi Frog! by Kes Grey and Jim Field

I Want my Hat Back by Jon Klassen

The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson

Five Minutes Peace by Jill Murphy

Twelve Dancing Princesses by The Brothers Grimm, Retold by Suzanna Davidson

The Tiger who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr

No Matter What by Debi Gliori

Cottonwool Colin by Jeanne Willis

The Great Fairytale Disaster by David Conwey and Melanie Williamson

The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield

The Sulky Vulture by Sally Grindley

Duck in a Truck by Jez Alborough

Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown

Sally's Secret by Shirley Hughes

Giraffes can't Dance

Oi Dog by Kes and Claire Gray

There's a Monster in your Book by Tom Fletcher

The Great Big Book of Feelings by Mary Hoffman

Angry Arthur by Hiawyn Oram

The Lion and the Unicorn by Shirley Hughes

Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy by Lynley Dodd

The Go Away Bird by Julia Donaldson

Pongo by Jessie Hodgson

Tyrannosaurus Drip by Julia Donaldson

Mog and the Vee Ee Tee by Judith Kerr

Superworm by Julia Donaldson

How Many Legs by Kes Gray and Jim Field

A Squash and a Squeeze by Julia Donaldson

Charlie Cook's Favourite Book by Julia Donaldson

Beegu by Alexis Deacon

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka

The Invisible String by Patrice Karst

Stick Man by Julia Donaldson

Dinky Donkey by Craig Smith

Ruby's Worry by Tom Percival

The Paper Dolls by Julia Donaldson

The Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Crazy Hair by Neil Gaiman

Paddington by Michael Bond

Kitchen Disco by Clare Foges

Mr Tickle Saves the Day

Funnybones by Janet and Allan Ahlberg

For those of us who love David Walliams' books, you can access his audio books for free here!

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses

Click on the link below for more free audio books to download.

Audible Stories

First News!

Children can keep up to date with the latest in the news from our country and around the world with this child-friendly newspaper.

Click on the weekly editions below:

First News 1

First News 2

First News 3

First News 4

First News 5

First News 6

First News 7

First News 8

First News 9

First News 9

First News 10

First News 11

Read Write Inc

 

This video explains how we teach children to read and write using the Read Write Inc. programme and how you can support your child at home:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6dSsXkD1wM&feature=youtu.be

My BookBlog in Years 2-6

'My BB' is a fantastic online resource to encourage children to read for pleasure. Our children are supported to choose one of our brand new books at their level using the blurbs, book trailers and reviews of other children. My BB supports the children through the book, enabling them to complete blogs, quizzes and collect jokes and cards. Every child from Y2 upwards has their own password and can log on at home through the link below. 

mybookblog.org/plogin/st-ambrose-rc-primar/

World Book Day 2020!

   

Here are some examples of our interactive displays, from Early Years to Year 6:

 

Top Tips on how to hear your child read at home

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/advice-for-parents/reading-at-home/starting-to-read-ages-4-5/

 Are you looking for a present to buy your child? Buy a book! Click here for a list of recommended reads for each age group.

 

This year, we raised money for Manchester Children's Hospital, by taking part in the city wide 'Readathon'. Our pupils enjoyed the sponsored read, the book review competition and sharing their favourite stories and books from home.

  

  

 

Author Visit

Local author, Simon Adepetun, visited our school to talk to our Key Stage 2 classes and share his journey to get his book, The Bee Hive, published. He inspired our children to follow their dreams, be resilient and not to give up on their passions.

 

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