Here at Barrow, we offer lots of different enrichment opportunities for English.
Have a look at our gallery below.
Barrow's Poetry Festival - October 2023
We are Going on a Bear Hunt Stay and Play for EYFS - October 2023
Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies - Year 6 End of Year Production - July 2023
Bringing children and books together. This week the children throughly enjoyed browsing through the books in the Travelling Book Fair. We were able to purchase a range of new and exciting titles for our school library.
Meeting Author Jacqueline Wilson - June 2023
Meeting a local Magistrates and Learning How to Debate - June 2023
Special Story Time with Parents - May 2023
NEW Books - Key Stage 2 pupils purchased lots of new diverse books for our school library - February 2023
Celebrating World Book Day with a special education of the Masked Reader - March 2023
Competition Time - Design your own spoon character - February 2023
Theatre Time: Key Stage 2 children watched the Lion King - December 2022
Local author visit and books signing from Sophie Stewart, who wrote The Best Kept Secret.
Starbook Cafe - This month's theme is Poetry. This is one of our cozy little nooks in school where children can share in a poem/story and have a hot chocolate on a Friday.
Our Free Little Library - Take a book ~ Leave a book. This is placed at the front of the school and is welcome to all the village.
Double, Double Toil and Trouble
Visit from Author - Andy Slinger
We love giving our children opportunities to enter lots of external competitions - here is Jai, the winner of the Barratt Homes’ Poetry Competition and Joshua, the winner of the National Ronald Dahl Design a New Character Competition.
Alien Writing Day
To bring the excitement back into writing after lockdown, we ‘found’ that aliens had invaded our school! Our children loved using this as a base for all sorts of different types of writing. ITV news even came to film us.
Our KS2 children took part in a book tasting session to get a ‘taste’ of some new books. They then chose which we would like in our new school library
National Poetry Day
Our children learnt and recited their favourite poems to celebrate National Poetry Day.
Sophia’s poetry recital
World Book Day
Each year we celebrate world book day across our school with book themed costumes and activities!
To raise money to build our school library, lots of our children (and even our teachers) took part in The Extreme Read!