Welcome to our literacy page.  Here you can find out about what we are learning in our lessons and see examples of our work and what we have been up to.  

Autumn 2017

This term in literacy, we are going to be linking our work to our Ancient Egyptians topic.  During our literacy lessons, we will be using 'The Scarabs Secret' by Nick Would to develop our literacy skills.  In addition to this, we will be listening to the story Ma'at's Feather at the end of each day and learning about the life of an 8 year old Egyptian boy.


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SPAG focus

This term we are focusing on fronted adverbials.  The children will be learning to recognise these in writing, use them effectively in their own writing and mark them correctly with a comma.  Each child has this as a target to complete this term.  Please click the link below if you would like to find out more about these and how they are used.

We will also begin to look at speech (this is something that is continually developed throughout the year.)  Again the children have a target to recognise the spoken word, use inverted commas to mark this and to start their speech with a capital letter.

Finally, we will be looking at verbs and how we can best use these to effect in our writing.

Types of Writing

Non-fiction - non-chronological reports on the scarab beetle

Diary writing - looking at the life of Qen or the plot to kill the Pharaoh

Poetry - linking to Egypt topic

Newspaper report - reporting on the incidents that occur in both stories




Contact the School

Duddon St Peter's Primary School

Tarporley Rd

Head teacher:
Paul Hudson B. Ed., NPQH

Main Contact: Julie Novak

Tel: 01829 781366
Fax: 01829 781140