English is a vital skill which unlocks children’s learning providing our children with the crucial knowledge, skills and understanding to make sense of their learning.

It is our intent to develop children who:

  • are able to communicate clearly in both written and spoken form for a range of different purposes and contexts
  • read fluently for pleasure and to inform their learning.

We expose our children to a wide range of vocabulary so that they able to develop their spoken and written language and communicate well.

It is important that we create enthusiastic writers by giving our children the crucial knowledge required to write confidently and accurately and for a range of different purposes.

We want our children to be passionate about reading. We want them to read for pleasure and make choices about their own reading, We will do this by exposing them to high quality texts in the classroom and through a range of reading opportunities. We also encourage reading at home with family.


English Curriculum

English Crucial Knowledge