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Writing

Through our teaching of writing, we aim to develop 

We will do this by giving children the opportunity to write in different genres across the curriculum in the following ways.
Title Key Stage 1 Key Stage 2
Narrative • Write stories set in places pupils have been. • Write stories with imaginary settings. • Write stories and plays that use the language of fairy tales and traditional tales.• Write stories that mimic significant authors. • Write narrative diaries. • Write stories set in places pupils have been. • Write stories that contain mythical, legendary or historical characters or events. • Write stories of adventure. • Write stories of mystery and suspense. • Write letters. • Write plays. • Write stories, letters, scripts and fictional biographies inspired by reading across the curriculum.
Non-fiction • Write labels. • Write lists. • Write captions. • Write instructions. • Write recounts. • Write glossaries. • Present information. • Write non-chronological reports. • Write instructions. • Write recounts. • Write persuasively. • Write explanations. • Write non-chronological reports. • Write biographies. • Write in a journalistic style. • Write arguments. • Write formally.
Poetry • Write poems that use pattern, rhyme and description. • Write nonsense and humorous poems and limericks. • Learn by heart and perform a significant poem. • Write haiku. • Write cinquain. • Write poems that convey an image (simile, word play, rhyme and metaphor).
Note: Only the following are statutory at KS1:
  • personal experiences
  • real events
  • poetry
  • different purposes.
Only the following are statutory at KS2:
  • narratives
  • non-fiction
  • poetry
  • different purposes.
  As children progress through school there are key milestones they are judged against and they are linked to age related expectations at these points in time.  We have three key milestone points across the school. we aim for children to achieve. Milestone 1 is expected standard by the end of Year 2, Milestone 2 is the expected standard by the end of Year 4 and Milestone 3 is the expected standard by the end of Year6. Please click on the link below for details of the learning milestones for writing. Writing Milestonespdf

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