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English Policies

At our school we strive for each child to be able to:

  • Read and write with confidence, fluency and understanding.
  • Have a positive reading and writing culture throughout school.
  • Engage children through wider opportunities.
  • Developing a love of reading and writing across the curriculum.
  • Have an interest in texts of all types and to read for enjoyment – to foster a love of reading in many children.
  • Have an interest in words and their meanings; developing a growing vocabulary in spoken and written forms.
  • Understand a range of text types and genres, being able to write in a variety of styles and forms appropriate to the situation.
  • Be developing the powers of imagination, inventiveness and critical awareness.
  • Have a suitable technical vocabulary to articulate their responses.