English

“Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow.”
Lawrence Clark Powell

English is the medium through which everything else is taught and is therefore integrally linked to all other curriculum areas.


Our Aims: We aim to foster a love of the English language through speaking and listening, reading and writing across the curriculum so that our children use it confidently and creatively to communicate their ideas. By the end of key stage 2, our children should:



How we teach English: We use a variety of teaching strategies so as to engage all learners. We plan the curriculum using the Early Learning Goals as set out in the revised Early Years Foundation Stage Profile and 2014 English Programmes of Study for Key Stages 1 and 2.