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*English - Writing

‘Aspiring to achieve, determined to succeed’
 
At Sandy Hill Academy, we strive to provide our children with the highest quality teaching of English. We aim for each child to become a lover of English and to understand how each skill taught, whether that be in Reading, Phonics, Writing or Grammar, will support development and success across the curriculum.
 

The overarching aim for English in the national curriculum is to promote high standards of language and literacy by equipping pupils with a strong command of the spoken and written language, and to develop their love of literature through widespread reading for enjoyment.

 

At Sandy Hill, our aims for writing are to ensure that all pupils:

 

  • acquire a wide vocabulary, an understanding of grammar and knowledge of linguistic conventions for reading, writing and spoken language

  • write clearly, accurately and coherently, adapting their language and style in and for a range of contexts, purposes and audiences

  • have the opportunity to become a master and lover of English.

Please see the document links at the end of this page to learn about the full English Curriculum at Sandy Hill Academy.

Useful websites for Pupils and Parents/Carers

Document Links

Teaching and Learning Principles
Curriculum Overview
Progression Overview
This document below is an example of skills progression in Writing for the specific learning strand of grammar and punctuation from Year 1-6 (6 photos).

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