English- Writing   

     

Learning to write is one of the most important skills we want our pupils to learn during their time at Christ Church. Click on the link below to find out how we achieve this.

       

The Writing Curriculum

   

   

Implementation

       

Writing in Year 6- Descriptive Writing based on Goodnight Mister Tom: Writing to entertain and Newspaper Reports based on the Easter story: Writing to inform. (Spring Term 2)

(Cross-curricular links: Reading & R.E)

      

Writing in Year 5- Speech Writing: Writing to inform and Narrative writing based on the short film clip Alma: Writing to entertain. (Spring Term 2)

(Cross-curricular links: Reading & British Values)

      

Writing in Year 4 - Poetry Writing inspired by Maya Angelou's poem 'Still I Rise': Writing to entertain and inform (Spring Term 2)

(Cross-curricular links: Reading, British Values, PSHE&C)

      

Writing in Year 4 - Descriptive Writing based on the Easter story: Writing to entertain (Spring Term 2)

(Cross-curricular link: R.E)

     

Writing in Year 3 - Poetry writing inspired by the book 'Finding Wild: Writing to entertain (Spring Term 2)

(Cross-curricular link: Reading)

         

Writing in Year 2 - Instruction writing: Writing to inform (Spring Term 2)

(Cross-curricular link: Science)

        

Writing in Year 1 - Information Writing based on 'Frozen Planet.': Writing to inform and persuasive leaflet writing: Writing to persuade. (Spring Term 2)

(Cross-curricular links: Geography & Science)

     

Grammar in Year 6 - (Spring Term 1)

      

Writing in Year 6- Biography Writing: Writing to inform (Spring Term 1)

(Cross-curricular link: Reading)

   

Writing in Year 5- Diary Writing inspired by Scott of the Antarctic: Writing to inform  (Spring Term 1)

(Cross-curricular links: Reading & Geography)

Grammar in Year 4 - (Spring Term 1)

     

Writing in Year 4- Narrative based on The Iron Man: Writing to entertain and Persuasive letter writing: Writing to persuade (Spring Term 1)

(Cross-curricular link: Reading)

   

Writing in Year 3- Narrative writing based on The Dark Who Was Afraid Of The Light: Writing to entertain (Spring Term 1)

(Cross-curricular links: Reading & Science)

Writing in Year 2- Narrative Writing based on The Crow's Tail and Meerkat Mail: Writing to entertain (Spring Term 1)

(Cross-curricular link: Reading)

       

Writing in Year 1- Narrative Writing based on The Queen's Hat: Writing to entertain (Spring Term 1)

(Cross-curricular links: Reading & Geography)

Writing in Reception- What we want to be when we grow up? (Spring Term 1)

(Cross-curricular links: Understanding the World & Personal & Social Development)

     

Christ Church celebrating National Storytelling Week (Spring Term 1)

     

Grammar in Year 6 - (Autumn Term 2)

    

Writing in Year 6- Narrative Writing: Writing to entertain (Autumn Term 2)

     

Writing in Year 5- Non-chronological Reports inspired by the film Pandora: Writing to inform (Autumn Term 2)

(Cross-curricular link: Science)

   

Writing in Year 4- Non-Chronological Reports: Writing to inform - Living Things (Autumn Term 2)

(Cross-curricular links: Reading, Geography & Science)

   

Writing in Year 4- Remembrance Writing (Autumn Term 2)

(Cross-curricular links: Reading, British Values & R.E)

Grammar in Year 4 - (Autumn Term 2)

    

Writing in Year 3- Poetry using subordinate clauses (Autumn Term 2)

(Cross-curricular links: Reading & Grammar)

         

Writing in Year 2- Non-Chronological reports on hibernation: Writing to inform (Autumn Term 2)

(Cross-curricular link: Science)

Writing in Year 1- Poetry inspired by fireworks (Autumn Term 2)

(Cross-curricular link: Reading)

     

Grammar in Year 6 - (Autumn Term 1)

     

Writing in Year 6- Descriptive Narrative Writing (Autumn Term 1)

     

Grammar in Year 4 - (Autumn Term 1)

      

Writing in Year 4- Narrative writing based on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Autumn Term 1)

(Cross-curricular link: Reading)

       

Writing in Year 3- Descriptions and word classes (Autumn Term 1)

     

Writing in Year 2- Narrative Writing and Poetry based on the book Wild by Emily Hughes (Autumn Term 1)

(Cross-curricular links: Reading & Geography)

     

Writing in Year 1- Retelling the story of The Train Ride (Autumn Term 1)

(Cross-curricular links: Reading & Geography)