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At Bucklesham Primary School, we believe in the importance of writing across the whole curriculum.

Writing is a key life skill which enables children to express themselves, communicate with others and access other areas of the curriculum. It is a complex process which requires a command of sentence and text structure, grammar and punctuation, an ability to edit and evaluate both their own and others writing, a knowledge of how spoken language translates to the written word, an awareness of purpose and audience across different genres and involves a competency in spelling and handwriting.

We believe we foster an ethos where:

  • writing is seen as purposeful and enjoyable
  • each child to see themselves as a confident and successful writer
  • each child can achieve the level of writing of which they are capable
  • writing is developed across a range of meaningful contexts
  •  there is a broad curriculum offering the full spectrum of writing genres
  •  each child develops the necessary writing skills to be a competent writer
  •  writing is seen as an essential life skill
  • Yew Class wrote Remembrance Poems about someone important to them. 
  • Willow Class is practicing their writing.