English 9th March 2016

The whole school approach we use to teach writing is 'Talk for Writing'. This is explained in more detail in both the powerpoint and word document below.  

File icon: ppt What is Talk 4 Writing for parents [ppt 161KB] Click to download
File icon: doc Talk for Writing at St Georges [doc 29KB] Click to download

Handwriting

The following documents show the end of year expectations for handwriting in Years 1-4, as well as information regarding why we teach cursive handwriting plus some examples of letter formation and starting points. 

End of Year Expectations

The first document below gives the End of Year expectations for English for Reception through to Year 6. English includes: speaking and listening, writing and reading. The second document is a glossary of the specific English terms mentioned within the End of Year Expectations document. 

File icon: doc Handwriting [doc 36KB] Click to download
File icon: doc English Glossary of Terminology [doc 187KB] Click to download
File icon: doc English End of Year Expectations Foundation - 6 [doc 303KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf cursive handwriting posters [pdf 768KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf cursive handwriting alphabet [pdf 269KB] Click to download