Writing & Spelling
The school follows the National Curriculum for Literacy - Reading & Writing. When writing we teach a range of genres which is explained in this curriculum map. Below you will find some information about how you can help your child with Writing & Spelling.
SUPPORTING YOUR CHILD IN WRITING:
Step 1: Teach your child to write their name using only 1 capital and the rest lower case letters.
Encourage your child to hold their pencil properly - it is harder to break a bad habit, so help your child get it right now. Click here for some
Step 2: Always help your child to see writing as fun. Let them help make a shopping list, keep a diary or research and write notes
Step 3: Only make one correction per sentence e.g. tell your child if
Step 4: Help your child learn their spellings! Some children like to copy
SUPPORTING YOUR CHILD WITH SPELLING HOMEWORK
Your child should receive the right number of words and difficulty of words that
Children learn spellings in different ways. We encourage children to:
Look at the word carefully then read the word.
Cover the word up.
Write and spell the word out loud.
Check they have spelled the word correctly against the original.