We value every part of the writing process and to develop our pupils as enthusiastic writers. We plan for progression in the teaching and learning of writing using different strategies for giving appropriate support at each stage of the writing process.
Children will be given as many ‘real’ reasons for writing as possible, incorporating cross curricular opportunities. Writing will be for a range of purposes and audiences, including books, poetry, captions, lists, recipes, articles, letters, instructions, stories, reports, records, memos, experiments etc. Film and drama will be used to enhance ideas and motivation for writing.
Throughout the school children will have opportunities to be involved in the whole writing process of drafting, re-drafting and presentation. Children will be encouraged to improve their writing, considering increasing interest to the reader, using a rich vocabulary and different methods of presentation.
Grammar and Handwriting is also taught as discrete lessons and as part of the writing in all subjects.