Mastery of language facilitates communication and expression of thought, beliefs, concepts and feelings. The English curriculum aims to ensure that all children are taught the necessary skills to use English effectively, confidently and accurately to the best of their ability. Children are encouraged to apply these skills and knowledge in a variety of contexts, for a range of purposes and to different audiences. The school encourages children to explore language experiences for the purposes of communication and enjoyment. From the beginning, children are encouraged and stimulated to express their thoughts and ideas in speech and writing.
The English curriculum has been designed to ensure that students will acquire essential skills in: