Although within our 2015 Ofsted inspection it states ‘Students are achieving well in English.’ The Inspection also highlighted ‘There are a few opportunities for students to practise specific literacy and numeracy skills in subjects
other than in English and in mathematics.’
With this in mind we refreshed and invigorated our literacy policy to include a whole school literacy calendar. All subjects would use the calendar focus within lessons and clearly reiterate the need for excellent literacy across the curriculum.
MFL followed and embedded the literacy calendar weekly focus of ‘sentence structures’.
This resulted in the following piece of exemplary extended writing using a variety of developed sentence structures.
Ms Curry explains ‘literacy’ in action.