Literacy

At Idsall, we believe that Literacy is a vital part of a student's education. Being able to communicate effectively through the written and spoken mode is at the heart of everyday life and therefore, we are committed to ensuring that high quality Literacy is at the heart of every subject students study.

We hope that you will find the resources on this page useful in supporting your child, as well as keeping up-to-date with the latest news and events.

Please follow the links to find our Half Term Literacy Focus and corresponding weekly presentations shown during morning registration.

Literacy Focus - Autumn 1

The Literacy Focus for this term is: to be able to use full stops and capital letters accurately.

Please see the posters attached for more information on how to do this. To help students to use full stops and capital letters accurately in their work, these posters are displayed in every classroom for their reference.

Literacy Focus - Autumn 2

The Literacy Focus for this term is: to be able to use question marks and exclamation marks appropriately.

Please see the posters attached for more information on how to do this. To help students to use question marks and exclamation marks accurately in their work, these posters are displayed in every classroom for their reference.

Literacy Focus - Spring 1

The Literacy Focus for this term is: to be able to use commas in sentences with increasing accuracy.

Please see the posters and PowerPoint presentations attached for more information on how to do this. To help students to use commas accurately in their work, these posters are displayed in every classroom for their reference.

Literacy Focus - Spring 2

The Literacy Focus for this term is: to be able to use 'there', 'their' and 'they're' with accuracy.

Please see the posters and PowerPoint presentations attached for more information on how to do this. To help students to use 'there', 'their' and 'they're' accurately in their work, these posters are displayed in every classroom for their reference.

Literacy Focus - Summer 1

The Literacy Focus for this term is: to be able to use 'to', two' and 'too' within sentences with increasing accuracy.

Please see the posters attached for more information on how to do this. To help students to use 'to', 'two' and 'too' accurately in their work, these posters are displayed in every classroom for their reference.

Literacy Focus - Summer 2

The Literacy Focus for this term is: to be able to use apostrophes appropriately.

Please see the posters attached for more information on how to do this. To help students to use apostrophes accurately in their work, these posters are displayed in every classroom for their reference.

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