Pixie Van Dimple and the Wrong Kind of Wind

Lynn McAllister Should I gobble it up?  thought Pixie Van Dimple? Who’s going to know ?  Do I REALLY care? Just a minuscule (adjective: small, tiny) mouthful of milky chocolate  Cannot cataclysmically TRANSFORM ME into an  ‘evil saboteur’? Can’t make me a really bad person!!! Translation!  Cataclysmically, adverb Means in a violently destructive manner, whichContinue reading “Pixie Van Dimple and the Wrong Kind of Wind”

Polymer Pixie and Plastic Pollution

Guess who came to school today on World Ocean Day to talk to the students about plastic waste?! Yes polymer Pixie made out of plastic waste ! It was great to chat about how we are going to deal with the volume of plastic waste and how companies like Prevented Ocean Plastic are collecting oceanboundContinue reading “Polymer Pixie and Plastic Pollution”

Pixie Van Dimple Deliberates ….

On the Subject of English… ‘Skilled word reading involves both the speedy working out of the pronunciation of unfamiliar printed words (decoding) and the speedy recognition of familiar printed words. Underpinning both is the understanding that the letters on the page represent the sounds in spoken words…. ‘ ‘Reading also feeds pupils’ imagination and opensContinue reading “Pixie Van Dimple Deliberates ….”