This has three attainment targets which are all interlinked – Speaking & Listening, Reading and Writing.  We believe that the English curriculum is the key to all learning as it provides the main instrument of learning through the school curriculum.  It is our aim that all children become competent and confident in the use of language in all forms, able to match style and response to audience, context and purpose.  We aim to encourage and develop a love of language, not merely a knowledge of it.  The majority of our pupils speak English as an additional language so we give them as much variety, support and structure as possible for them to reach their potential.