The English Department

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Edward Peake Reading Strategy

Intent:

For pupils to be best equipped at using the various demands of the English language.

  • Live: Ensure pupils are able to read, write, spell and speak at age appropriate levels and expectations so they are ready for the next stage of their educational journey.
  • Love: To help broaden pupils’ access to a range of literature genres and authors and foster a love of reading and inquisitive thinking.
  • Learn: Develop as independent, confident and successful readers and writers.

Implementation:

Pupils are encouraged to broaden and deepen knowledge whilst showing a positive attitude to learning. The curriculum is built on providing pupils an opportunity to expand their cultural capital and gain exposure to a range of authors and genres.

Impact:

Pupils achieve academically, are ready for their next steps in education and have high aspirations for their future.