Hello and welcome to our English Curriculum page. Here you will find lots of information to tell you a little bit more about how we approach this core subject at BGP and also some links to useful sites that will help you to support your child’s learning. English is lead in school by Mrs N.Lark (Reading Lead) and Miss D Johnston (Writing Lead). If you require any further details, we’re always happy to help, you can e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com or speak to your child’s class teacher.
BGP English Curriculum
We follow the School Improvement Liverpool medium term plans for English which link directly to the National Curriculum. Click here for an overview of the unit plans for each year group. You can also visit your child’s class page on this website for current curriculum information. For our English related school policies, click here.
WE ARE SO PROUD TO HAVE ACHIEVED THE LIVERPOOL READING QUALITY MARK SILVER AWARD.
This year we are working towards the Liverpool Writing Quality Mark.
Useful English Websites
Here are some useful sites to help you to support your child’s learning in English:
A wonderful side, packed with fun games to help your child in all areas of English. http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2literacy.html
This site links to ‘Magic Key’ activities to support some of the books we use as part of our home reading scheme. http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey/index.shtml
Fun activities for KS1 from the BBC to help your child with literacy http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/literacy/
Phonic games and activities from Words and Pictures http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/
Reading, writing and spelling and grammar skills can help you tell a story, share your ideas, write a letter and make sense of instructions. We use them every day and they help us understand each other. This KS2 Bitesize site from the BBC has lots of information, clips, revision and games to support the English curriculum http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/english/
Look, Cover Check spelling practice game http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/lookcover/lookcover.html
Print out this writing mat to help you to improve your writing https://parkfield.edmodo.com/file/view-crocodoc-new-window?uuid=dc39e5e2-22b8-4850-b2a2-81cf338f3939&file_id=7216430
On-line Oxford dictionaries and word games https://www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools
Space themed ‘hangman’ spelling game http://www.lancsngfl.ac.uk/curriculum/literacyresources/files/alpha/alpha.htm
Harry Potter Book Night Reading Cafe