English has a pre-eminent place in education and in society. A high-quality education in English will teach pupils to speak and write fluently so that they can communicate their ideas and emotions to others and through their reading and listening, others can communicate with them. Through reading in particular pupils have a chance to develop culturally, emotionally, intellectually, socially and spiritually. Literature, especially, plays a key role in such development. Reading also enables children both to acquire knowledge and to build on what they already know. All the skills of language are essential to participating fully as a member of society.

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Writing Targets

To enable children, parents and teachers to recognise achievements in learning and identify next steps our English Leader has created writing targets for each year group.

If you would like paper copies please contact our school office.

Created Date Thursday, 21 January 2016
Modified Date Sunday, 15 May 2016
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Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Booklet

To support the expectations in Spelling Punctuation and Grammar (SPaG) our English Leader, Mrs Gillett, has put together a useful guide. This guide contains:

the spelling word lists (for Years 3/4 and Years 5/6)

a glossary of grammar terms with definitions and sample questions

a list of different types of punctuation with their purpose and sample questions

We hope that this will be useful for parents and carers to support their children. If you would like a paper copy, please contact Mrs Rigden or Mrs Fiander in our school office.

We would also welcome any feedback to enable us to ensure that we are providing the best support possible.

Created Date Sunday, 25 February 2018
Filesize 285 Kilobytes

Learning Spellings

These spelling tips and ideas can help make learning how to spell fun and much simpler for your child.

Created Date Sunday, 15 May 2016
Modified Date Sunday, 15 May 2016
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Phonics at Coombe Bissett CEVA Primary School

Created Date Sunday, 16 November 2014
Modified Date Sunday, 15 May 2016
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Reading at Coombe Bissett CE VA Primary School

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Coombe Bissett CE VA Primary School
Shutts Lane, Coombe Bissett
Salisbury, SP5 4LU

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