English Intent Statement – Ryelands Primary School
At Ryelands Primary School, in order for our pupils to become successful and aspirational in this technologically advanced world, we provide a robust and challenging English curriculum; developing our pupils to become curious, creative and independent communicators who are skilled in both formal and informal contexts.
As a school, we use our expertise to have a strong focus on mastering basic skills in phonics, spelling, grammar, punctuation and handwriting. Using a robust progression of skills approach, developed from the National Curriculum, all aspects of our English curriculum are rigorously planned for to ensure all pupils make accelerated progress despite any barrier.
Across English and the wider curriculum, we provide a plethora of opportunities for our pupils to acquire and develop their speaking and listening, reading and writing skills:
a wide range of high quality texts;
visits and visitors;
experiential learning activities
and the use of ICT to enhance learning