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Welcome to the curriculum page for English. Scroll down to see the policies for this curriculum area. You will also find external links to websites which will support your child's learning.

Top 100 fiction books to read at primary school

How many of the books have you read from the top 100 fiction books list? Why not print off a copy of the checklist to keep track.

Handwriting and Presentation

How to hold your pencil correctly

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Year 5 took part in a drama workshop to insipre them to write some amazing Ancient Greek myths.

Year 5 took part in a drama workshop to insipre them to write some amazing Ancient Greek myths. 1
Click on the Year 5 link below to listen to some of the children read their Greek Myths.  

Year 2 Dragon Report Writing

Check out some of the super reports written by Year 2.

Below is our documentation on Handwriting. Handwriting is having a big push in all classes this academic year - we always strive for excellence! Take a look at the scheme and print off the guidelines to have a practice at home.

Beautiful Handwriting

Beautiful Handwriting 1 Year 1 Handwriting
Beautiful Handwriting 2 Year 2 Handwriting
Beautiful Handwriting 3 Year 3 Handwriting
Beautiful Handwriting 4 Year 4 Handwriting
Beautiful Handwriting 5 Year 5 Handwriting
Beautiful Handwriting 6 Year 6 Handwriting

Reading with your child

 

At Millbrook, we believe that reading is a crucial life skill for every child to acquire, as it underpins all learning across the curriculum.

 

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” ― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

 

Below you will find some recommended reading lists. Some of the texts chosen are tried and tested classics; noteworthy books for many years. Our aim is to give your child as wide and as rich a reading experience as possible. If you would like to look for more recommended book titles for your child, then I would recommend that you visit The Literacy Booktrust website at: http://www.booktrust.org.uk/books/children/100-best-books/

Please use these lists as a guide or reference to either borrow books from your local library or to purchase some new ones. All of the books listed should be easily available in most bookstores or online.

Not every book on the recommendation lists will appeal to every child, but have a look and see if you can find some that can support and inspire your child to develop a love for reading.

 

Happy Reading!

Reading Aloud TES Article

Reading Ambassadors Quiz

Websites to support English learning

English Curriculum Policies