English has a pre-eminent place in education and in society. A high-quality education in English will teach pupils to speak and write fluently so that they can communicate their ideas and emotions to others, and through their reading and listening, others can communicate with them.

The Patron saint of writing is Francis de Sales

The Patron saint of reading is Christina the Astonishing

Our English leader is Miss Armstrong

Our Writing Policy

Our Writing Progression

Our Reading Policy

Our Reading Progression


In KS2, we teach spellings grouped according to sounds so that pupils continue to apply the phonic knowledge they acquired in KS1 to more complex spellings.

KS2 Spelling Progression