English is taught throughout school in several different stages. These stages are:
During the immerse stage, children explore character, setting and vocabulary. When we analyse the text, we pick out key features of the genre and discuss the writer's knowledge and look at how they have used these features to the best effect in their writing. In the plan stage we begin to formulate ideas for our own version of the genre of writing we are studying. Finally, in the write stage, we rely on all the knowledge and ideas we have acquired through examining the writing process and apply this knowledge to our own writing. During this final stage, we often look back on our work and seek to edit and improve it, so that it is the best that it can be.
Throughout the year, each class will study a variety of texts and a variety of fiction and non-fiction genres of writing. These can be found on the English Long Term Plan.