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English

English is a fundamental life skill; it develops the children's ability to communicate effectively, to listen, speak, read and write for a wide range of purposes.  A child needs an environment rich in language to develop successfully.

 

Children should be given the skills to express themselves creatively and imaginatively as they become enthusiastic and critical readers of stories, poetry, drama as well as non-fiction and media texts. All children should be taught the skills which support them to become an effective writer using the application of the correct grammar, spelling conventions and taught vocabulary.  Opportunities for writing should exist throughout the curriculum and all elements of English should immerse the children on an daily basis.

 

Click here to download our English Policy

 

Please find below links to some websites you could use at home to support your child's English learning.

Phonics Play Phonics Play.co.uk
Letters & Sounds Letters and Sounds.com
Youtube Mr Thorne Mr Thorne Does Phonics.com
Top Marks Letters & Sounds Topmarks - Letters and Sounds.co.uk
Top Marks Writing Topmarks - Writing.co.uk
Progression in each phase for letters and sounds.pdf
Literacy Non Negotiables.pdf
Spoken Language Requirements.pdf
Coverage.pdf
Phonics Workshop for Parents.ppt
Phonics - Useful Websites.pdf
High Frequency Words.pdf
Letters and Sounds - DfES.pdf

 

 

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