aim to meet the demands of the National Curriculum by fulfilling its teaching objectives. Literacy unites the important skills of reading and writing, speaking and listening.
Literary skills, including oral responses, underlie the whole curriculum, communication forming the basis of teaching and learning.
The National Curriculum aims to ensure that all pupils:
The programme of study for reading consists of:
It is essential that teaching focuses on developing pupil’s competence in both areas.
We support the teaching of reading through the use of a wide range of books to meet the needs of individual pupils and through regular guided reading sessions.
The children are encouraged to take their personal reading books home, as parental support in reading with children is invaluable.
The programme of study for writing consists of:
Should you have any concerns about any aspect of your child’s Literacy/English please do not hesitate to contact the school.