English Curriculum Page
At Kestrels' Field Primary School we use Phonics, Guided Reading and Shared Reading and Writing in our English lessons in the Early Years and Year 1. We read Big Books that help us to use our Phonics knowledge and then our reading and writing outcomes are based around the Big Book.
From Year 2 onwards we use the Novel Study approach to English teaching and learning. We spend up to a term reading a novel and all of our reading and writing outcomes are based around our novel. We also use our novel to help to theme our classroom environments. Guided reading in class continues to develop the children’s reading skills.