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Greenwood Primary & Nursery School

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Greenwood Primary & Nursery School

Bringing out the best in everyone

Helping your child with Reading and Writing

Pupil entitlement for English in our school


In English, all children will… 


Master the ability to Communicate by:


  • Having the opportunity to rehearse ideas verbally
  • Talking with partners and in groups
  • Experiencing opportunities to extend vocabulary by hearing good role models who use Standard English
  • Having the chance to learn through drama and story telling
  • Providing a wide range of experiences that expand their understanding
  • Children being supported to communicate effectively at their level


Master the ability to Read by:

  • Accessing a wide range of quality texts
  • Quality first teaching in the teaching and application of reading skills
  • Having the opportunity to learn and apply a range of different strategies
  • Showing understanding and expressing themselves creatively
  • Being given the opportunity to communicate with authors
  • Having the time to enjoy reading
  • Developing a personal reading identity


Master the ability to Write by:


  • Experiencing hooks to inspire and engage
  • Being exposed to and use new vocabulary
  • Experiencing different genres
  • Having a clear purpose and audience
  • Having the opportunity to publish and share
  • Editing and improving through self and peer assessment
  • Having access to creative and imaginative models that inspire self-motivated high expectations
  • Building upon and mastering new techniques


Great Readers, Writers and Communicator’s…


* Are confident to have a go

* Show perseverance and resilience

* Tackle challenges with enthusiasm

* Use strategies when you’re stuck

* Make relevant links across the curriculum

* Express and justify opinions in an appropriate way

* Use your resourcefulness to satisfy your curiosity

* Demonstrate your creativity

* Independently apply skills in different contexts

  • Use Standard English to communicate articulately
  • Love Reading and Writing!



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