We aim that children will:

  • Have an interest in words, their meanings and develop a growing vocabulary in spoken and written forms
  • Understand a range of text types and genres – be able to write in a variety of styles and forms appropriate to the situation.
  • Be developing the powers of imagination, inventiveness and critical awareness
  • Have a suitable technical vocabulary to articulate their responses
  • Produce independent pieces of writing using correct punctuation and sentence construction
  • Write extended pieces of text
  • Have knowledge of the work of a range of authors, poets and playwrights
  • To develop a fluid and well formed handwriting style.