At Churchend Primary Academy, we are committed to ensuring that our pupils receive a broad and balanced curriculum which is engaging and challenging; and integral to this is the prioritisation of English and the skills of reading and writing. Our intention for the children of Churchend Primary Academy, is that they leave our school as expert, fluent and diverse learners in all aspects of English. We believe that this will equip our pupils with the knowledge, skills and understanding which are integral to leading a successful life in multi-cultural modern Britain. We also share a school vision that reading is the key to the curriculum. As writers, readers and orators, our children will be able to:
How you can help
Read with your child as often as possible at home, and try to continue reading to your child even as they become more confident, independent readers. Try using some of the ideas and games in the document below to challenge your child and make the most of each reading book that comes home. Reading part of a text for a second time is really useful because it encourages greater understanding of what has been read.