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English

Respect, Aspiration, Determination, Independence.

English

Margaret Fuller: “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.”

Mrs J. Whitehouse – Director of English and Literacy 

Mrs J. Taylor – Head of Department

Miss S. Williams – Assistant Head of Department

Mr K Bourne - Assistant Headteacher

Mrs S. Brown
Mrs C. Eyre

Ms. C. Forsyth - Deputy Headteacher

Ms L. Garnett-Mackie

Ms. R Gibson
Ms. King-Fahey
Mrs C. O'Sullivan
Ms H. Saunders

Ms. S. Watt (SENCo)

Our English curriculum offers our students the opportunity to be inspired by great Literature from across the ages. We aim to immerse our students in the power of vocabulary and empower them with the passion for knowledge and skills; to think, question and challenge the world around them.  From Shakespeare to Orwell; poetry to prose and a host of fiction and non-fiction, our broad curriculum allows our students to question contextual attitudes, values and beliefs in order to capacitate them with the philosophy of English needed for success in their future.

We aim:

  • To create a journey of English knowledge and skills that builds on prior knowledge.
  • To raise, develop and sustain students’ literacy skills
  • To develop skills and develop knowledge to increase Cultural Capital
  • To use metacognitive skills to improve independence and resilience in learning
  • To address school focus of low literacy levels to support our students for today’s economical needs

Please click link below to view the English Curriculum Overview