Billingshurst Primary School

Learning, growing and achieving excellence together.

Literacy

Introduction

You can find out more about our approach to reading, writing and spelling on this page. At Billingshurst Primary School we adopt a creative approach, with reading and writing skills permeating throughout the curriculum. We have a wonderful school library with thousands of books, this is a great asset for us as children learn to write and spell through reading good books.
We believe that in order to write any text, children must be familiar with the language and patterns that it involves. They cannot write a sentence pattern without being able to say it and they cannot say it, if they have not heard it.
We also believe that good readers become good writers, the richness, depth and breadth of reading determines the writers that they become.
Here at BPS we emphasise:

You can find out more about our policies for reading, writing and spelling by clicking on one of the links below:

How we learn to Write

 

How we learn to Read

 

How we learn to Spell

 

Literacy Policy

 

Handwriting Policy

 

Read Write Inc