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Our English Curriculum

At Barnwell Academy our English curriculum aims to promote high standards of language and literacy through equipping children with a strong command of the spoken and written word and to develop a love of literature through reading for pleasure.

Our curriculum aims to ensure:

  • children read fluently
  • children develop a habit of reading for both information and pleasure
  • children acquire a wide vocabulary
  • children develop a comprehensive understanding of grammar
  • children appreciate our rich an varied literary heritage
  • children are able to write clearly, accurately and coherently for a range of contexts, purposes and audiences
  • children explain their ideas and understanding
  • children are competent in speaking and listening