Being a Reader, Writer and Speaker at Hambleton

Whole School Curriculum Intent

At Hambleton Primary Academy we work together to ensure all our children achieve academic success whilst remaining healthy, happy and emotionally aware young people ready to move to the next stage of their education.

Subject Intent

In English at Hambleton, we teach pupils to speak, read and write fluently so that they can communicate their ideas and emotions to others. 

Subject Specific Aims

English at Hambleton Primary Academy aims to ensure that all children;

  1. are taught to read fluently and with good understanding

  2. develop the habit of reading widely and often, for both pleasure and information

  3. acquire a wide vocabulary, an understanding of grammar and knowledge of linguistic conventions for reading, writing and spoken language

  4. appreciate a rich and varied literary heritage

  5. write clearly, accurately and coherently, adapting their language and style in and for a range of contexts, purposes and audiences 

  6. use discussion in order to learn; they should be able to elaborate and explain clearly their understanding and ideas

  7. are competent in the arts of speaking and listening, making formal presentations, demonstrating to others and participating in debate.

What do we learn in English?

Providing further support in English:

Showing ambition in English