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At Waterside, we encourage the children to become authors, crafting their own style to become fluent in writing.

Our children are taught a range of genres covering both fiction and non-fiction writing styles. The writing and reading curriculum is very closely linked as we value the importance of reading to aid writing.

Our children are immersed into the genres through a variety of texts, film clips, posters and books - and above all we encourage daily writing.

Your child will then publish their work giving them a sense of pride in their presentation. 

They are encouraged to write independently for a sustained length of time using prompt mats, word mats and the working wall to help them.


If you have any questions please don't hesitate in contacting Miss Gaskell - our Writing Leader.