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At TMPS we believe English is a fundamental life skill which helps to prepare children for the future. Through our English lessons we help children to develop the skills and knowledge which will enable them to communicate effectively and creatively with the world at large, through spoken and written language. We assist children in enjoying the literature and rich variety through our cross curricular programme.


Our aim is to provide a broad and balanced curriculum where our pupils develop their abilities to read, write and speak clearly. Our pupils will:

  • Have the confidence to produce high quality writing using precise grammar and punctuation through their application of knowledge and skills.

  • Have the ability to use their powers of imagination to write creatively through enjoyment and enthusiasm.

  • Show an awareness of the audience and the need to write for a purpose.

  • Have a love for reading and a broad knowledge of books they can chose to read for enjoyment.

  • Be reading by 6 where they can apply their knowledge of letter and sound correspondence.

  • The ability to read fluently with good understanding and stamina.

  • An interest in words and their meaning to acquire wider vocabulary.

  • Experience a range of text types and genres, across different contexts to develop their understanding.

  • Have good listening skills.

  • Use legible cursive handwriting

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the vast English language and the spelling patterns.

Click here to view our Writing Progression Map.
Click here to view our Reading Porgression Map.