Busy Bookworms Club

SATS and 11 Plus tuition in Hertfordshire
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    Reading and writing activities presented in a fun, practical and engaging way!


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    One off sessions linked to the half termly theme.


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    Different genres covered: fantasy, adventure, fairy tales, myths and legends, poetry, non-fiction, mystery, film… and the list goes on!


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    Write letters, postcards, diaries, descriptions, dialogue, brochures, leaflets…


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    Read and respond activities.


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    Recommended book lists.


AIMS of the National Curriculum for English KS1 and KS2

The overarching aim for English in the national curriculum is to promote high standards of language and literacy by equipping pupils with a strong command of the spoken and written language, and to develop their love of literature through widespread reading for enjoyment. The national curriculum for English aims to ensure that all pupils:

  • read easily, fluently and with good understanding
  • develop the habit of reading widely and often, for both pleasure and information
  • acquire a wide vocabulary, an understanding of grammar and knowledge of linguistic conventions for reading, writing and spoken language
  • appreciate our rich and varied literary heritage
  • write clearly, accurately and coherently, adapting their language and style in and for a range of contexts, purposes and audiences
  • use discussion in order to learn; they should be able to elaborate and explain clearly their understanding and ideas
    are competent in the arts of speaking and listening, making formal presentations, demonstrating to others and participating in debate.

National Curriculum in England; English programmes of study

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