Our Approach to Writing
Developing Confident Young Writers
At Acresfield our approach to writing encourages the children to develop a love of writing and the necessary skills needed to develop into a confident and independent writer.
Where appropriate, the children’s writing outcomes link to the theme the children are studying over the term. This theme is known as the Context for Learning and further information on them can be found on each classes homepage.
We ensure the children are clear as to the reason for their writing. This means we ensure the children understand the purpose for their writing, such as to inform or persuade, and who they are writing for.
We have developed a systematic approach to the teaching of key writing skills. This includes word level skills, sentence level skills, text level skills and presentation skills.
Click below for ways to support your child in the following genres in writing.
Parent Support Booklets
We have developed booklets to support parents with expectations for each year group in writing linked to the English curriculum. The booklets provide an overview of the curriculum, approaches used by the school and ways parents can help at home.
Please click on the following links for more information
Progression in Paragraphing
The following attachment outlines how paragraphing is taught across the school, beginning in Year 2. It shows the progression through the school and supports the information outlined above in the parent booklets. Paragraphing for parents
Progression in Noun Phrases
The following attachment outlines how noun phrases are taught across the school, beginning in Year 1. It shows the progression through the school and supports the information outlined above in the parent booklets. Progression in Noun Phrases