Southfield Primary

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Where learning comes to life


Our children learn to read and write through the implementation of Talk for Writing across our school. Our children develop a passion for reading as they are exposed to high quality texts and immersed in rich vocabulary, which is displayed in the classrooms. The children are developing the skills required to write independently at the expected standard and beyond. We want all of our pupils to be capable readers, writers, spellers and speakers, who can transfer their English skills to other curriculum subjects. At the initial stage of learning to read the children participate in daily phonics lessons.

Why We Do What We Do In English

Subject On A Page - Reading

Subject On A Page - Writing

Subject On A Page - Phonics

Progression of Knowledge and Skills in English

Progression Map - Reading

Progression Map - Writing

Progression Map - Writing: Non-Fiction Toolkits

Progression Map - Phonics (Reception)

Progression Map - Phonics (Year 1)

Progression Map - Phonics (Year 2)