The English curriculum is designed to offer children a language experience which integrates oral language, reading and writing based on Cambridge international standards. Our curriculum notes that language is crucial in the learning process. Children learn about language and also learn through language. Oral language is of particular importance throughout the curriculum, as it is central to the development of the child’s general language ability. Speaking and discussion are encouraged in every curriculum area.
It helps children to:
The ability to write clearly and expressively is developed through the process of writing. When they write, students:
By using a range of assessment tools, the teacher can monitor the children’s progress in language development at every stage in order to identify difficulties as early as possible, and provide appropriate support.