Literacy Policy

The Senior Leadership Team will ensure that literacy a high profile within the school. All teaching staff will aim to contribute to the development of students’ literacy through the promotion of effective speaking and listening, reading strategies and the quality of written communication. Teaching staff will also complete marking of student work which focuses on literacy, as stated in the academy’s Marking and Assessment Policy (KS3-4). Parents and carers will receive information about strategies that are used across the school to promote literacy, as well as information on how they can promote literacy skills at home. The English Faculty will support other faculties in the development of practical strategies to promote and embed literacy in their teaching

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