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At Bilton Grange Primary School we endeavour to create a lifelong love of English.

We value writing and reading alongside speaking and listening as key life skills needed to not only achieve academic success, but also success beyond school. We endeavour to ensure that all our pupils acquire these skills to enable them to achieve the expected standard in all aspects of English. We aim to build on our children’s prior knowledge, ensuring that we meet individual needs and set high expectations for all pupils thus enabling them to maximise their learning potential. We immerse our pupils in well-chosen high quality literature.


Our approach is underpinned by the four curriculum drivers that are at the heart of everything we do:

  • collaboration
  • communication
  • creative arts
  • community

Dialogic talk is a key element of our teaching pedagogy. This focus on talk enables our pupils to develop strong communication skills, and the ability to ask questions to deepen their understanding of knowledge and skills.

Primary English helps our pupils to build their knowledge and understanding of:

  • phonics and reading
  • writing – both creative and factual
  • the structure of writing – grammar and spelling
  • and speaking and listening skills.


Read More for our Reading and Writing Rationale

Curriculum Sequence Grammar Provision Map

Reading Provision Map Writing Provision Map