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Please come along and support our Book Fair next week. https://t.co/gOytUyobSG
RT @brackenleas1: Can you help support Santa with your bakes/buys to sell next Monday? It would be fantastically appreciated!! All proceeds…
We are pleased to announce that Victoria Pratt has very kindly taken on the role of Chair of @FriendsOfBLeas as Mrs Petrons is standing down after 3 years as Chair! Many thanks to her for her fantastic contribution and best wishes to Victoria. 🍀🍀🍀
RT @MCSBrackley: We are currently advertising for an Apprentice Caretaker. Please apply via the school website if interested in this role..…
Can you help support Santa with your bakes/buys to sell next Monday? It would be fantastically appreciated!! All proceeds to the @BrackleyRT for their Santa Float! We've got to get him some new wheels before his rounds begin!! See Mrs Pratt for more details. 🍰🎂🥮 https://t.co/o74vrYgYZ1
Wednesday 26th-Tuesday 2nd October @TheBookPeople Book Fair taking place in the Rockpool from 3.15-4.00. Our school will receive up to 25% commission on the books we sell. Please come along and take a look! Payment by cash or cheque.
Mrs Beale's Funkeys Singers have won an audition for Britains Got Talent! We wish them all the best and look forward to watching their progress through the competition!
Please take a minute to read Mrs Harwood's Welcome Back News post on our website. https://t.co/M8MtRzVaE7 https://t.co/6anVDt0CzA
Please come along if you can. FOBL do an amazing job raising much needed funds for our school. https://t.co/j3r9HhngC8
Our new Early Years children are settling in well and everyone is having a fantastic time! https://t.co/GaLG3x4Vlh
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At Bracken Leas we intend to help children develop skills and knowledge that will enable them to communicate creatively with the world at large, through spoken and written language. We also intend to help children to enjoy and appreciate literature and its rich variety.

We follow the general progression of English as set out in the National Curriculum. During English lessons, which last approximately an hour every day, children develop their skills in the following areas:

  • Speaking, listening and responding;
  • Group discussions and drama;
  • Spelling, grammar and punctuation (although these may also be taught discretely);
  • Understanding and interpreting texts;
  • Writing and developing sentence structure;
  • Handwriting and presentation.

Quite often, English lessons form part of our cross curricular studies, so the context for writing or the text being studied will link to learning in other curriculum areas.

Our school is now using Talk 4 Writing in English lessons and support writing in other lessons. Here is a copy of a recent presentation to parents if you want to find out more.

Talk 4 Writing Presentation

Here is a link to the Talk 4 Writing website www.talk4writing.co.uk/./

 

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