Develop a love of reading
Read widely with fluency and understanding
Talk knowledgeably about reading material
Read for pleasure and information
Use phonics knowledge as building blocks to develop fluency and comprehension
Become confident and enthusiastic writers across a range of genres
Develop an appreciation of audience and writing for purpose
Underpin writing skills with a secure knowledge of spellings, punctuation and grammar
Take pride in handwriting and presentation
Use the knowledge, understanding and vocabulary developed through reading to make connections and enhance writing
Through a rolling programme of genres we incorporate the key requirements of the National Curriculum including spelling, punctuation, grammar and reading.
Reading - through the use of Accelerated Reader, small guided reading sessions and whole class guided reading. Daily individual reading practice through daily independent reading and listening to readers. At present ‘Letters and Sounds’ is used for phonetic teaching (presently under review).
Spelling – National Curriculum statutory requirements following from Y1 to Y5, supplemented by ‘Twinkl Plan it’ spelling resources in KS2. (Schemes presently under review)
Writing – highly quality texts and examples of writing are used alongside planned grammar and punctuation.
By the end of Key Stage 2, be able to:
Be confident and enthusiastic communicators through their reading and writing.
Use phonic knowledge to decode text and spell with increasing accuracy.
Display a love of reading.
Have and apply a secure knowledge of spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Take pride in the presentation of their work.