Even the youngest pupils talk with confidence of the three Bible stories which exemplify the vision of achieving, believing and caring.
Siams, Jan 2020
It is crucial for children to develop a life-long love of reading. Reading
consists of two dimensions: language comprehension and word reading.
Language comprehension (necessary for both reading and writing) starts
from birth. It only develops when adults talk with children about the world
around them and the books (stories and non-fiction) they read with them,
and enjoy rhymes, poems and songs together. Skilled word reading, taught
later, involves both the speedy working out of the pronunciation of
unfamiliar printed words (decoding) and the speedy recognition of familiar
printed words. Writing involves transcription (spelling and handwriting) and
composition (articulating ideas and structuring them in speech, before
Children in EYFS follow some areas of Development Matters through topics that link to National Curriculum subjects, taught in Year 1 and Year 2.
Click below to see how areas of Literacy progress from EYFS into KS1: