At Noak Bridge Primary School, we follow the National Curriculum for English. English lessons are taught daily, but some English objectives are also taught through cross-curricular work. Our English curriculum is split into 4 key areas: spoken language; reading; writing and grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS). Many of these areas interlink and are taught alongside one another.
A high-quality education in English will teach pupils to speak and write fluently so that they can communicate their ideas and emotions to others, and through their reading and listening, others can communicate with them. Through reading in particular, pupils have a chance to develop culturally, emotionally, intellectually, socially and spiritually. Literature, especially, plays a key role in such development. Reading also enables pupils both to acquire knowledge and to build on what they already know. All the skills of language are essential to participating fully as a member of society.
We strive to deliver a high-quality education in English to enable our pupils to perform to the highest standard possible. The National Curriculum for English aims to ensure that all pupils:
Please see the national curriculum programmes of study for more information on delivery expectations for each year group.
Our English curriculum is implemented through:
To further promote enthusiasm for the subject, we also: