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Catholic Primary School

We are partially open to Key Worker children, children identified as a priority and our Reception Class.
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English Help

Term 4


- Story writing

-Setting and character descriptions.

- Diary writing.

Letter writing.

- Speech writing

- report writing.

Term 3

POR: - There's a Viking under my bed.

Writing Focus: Persuasion

- Writing persuasive letters (informal and formal) 

-Writing Persuasive adverts

-Writing Persuasive speeches

Term 2

Power of reading book: King Arthur and the knights of the round table.



Book Trailer: King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table

"Follow King Arthur on his journey to rescue Britain from dark, dangerous times. Helped by his magician, Merlin, and the noble Knights of the Round Table, these adventures are filled with magic, romance and excitement." You can read 'King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table' by Marcia Williams with MyBookBlog!

Writing oppurtunities:


Newspaper reports, Reports on dragons and Alfred the great, Persuasion, Story telling.

Term 1


Power of Reading Text: The Mousehole Cat

The Mousehole Cat | Children's Books Read Aloud

This is a moving story of bravery, sacrifice and companionship based on a Cornish legend. It's a gorgeous tale - for Christmas and all year round. Buy your own copy of this gorgeous book here:

English Writing opportunities:


Descriptive poetry, Letter and diary writing, Narrative writing, Newspaper reports, persuasive writing, Travel Brochures for Cornwall and Bristol.


SPaG Objectives


See weekly spellings list to practice. Use fronted adverbials correctly, Begin to use a range of sentence types including; simple, compound and complex sentence types. Using Figurative language techniques. English objectives will change more based on the children's needs.