"Writing makes me relax and think more."
"I like like using adjectives to describe ... especially really good ones."
"When you spell the words in your writing you think carefully and use your Fred fingers."
"You can express yourself in your writing and be adventurous."
"I like editing more than doing the writing because editing can make it even better."
"It helps me to Fred in my head before I write a tricky word."
"On my desk there are boards that help me with my spelling of high frequency words."
"My English book helps me improve my writing because I can look back through my book to help me."
"My targets help me to improve my writing as I know what my next steps are. If a target is green then I know I've got it, but if it is pink it means I know I need to keep working on it."
"I enjoy reading the books we have in guided reading. My favourite so far was the Butterfly Lion because it had a happy ending." - Y3
"Books are precious." - Y3
"Guided reading is really exciting because you get to the end of a page and you're so excited to find out what is going to happen next and you can't wait to find out!" - Y3
"I loved reading The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe in Guided Reading. It had plot twists and it was a fantasy." - Y4
"I loved Guided Reading because you get to read and explore amazing books. I loved Wild Boy because I love books that are adventurous and murderous! I loved The Other Side of the Truth because it had great descriptions and was persuasive." - Y6
"When you think of reading you might think it's boring but once you start it's great and you really get into it." - Y5
"I like how my teacher changes their voice in Guided Reading and helps you understand the book." - Y5