The programmes of study for writing at key stages 1 and 2 are constructed similarly to those for reading:
- transcription (spelling and handwriting)
- composition (articulating ideas and structuring them in speech and writing)
Activities to support your child at home
- Handwriting practice - There are fun activities to develop and support different physical (gross and fine motor skills) and skill based elements required in developing a good handwriting style and are suitable for all ages and abilities - look at this website for ideas. https://teachhandwriting.co.uk/gross-and-fine-motor-skills-games.html
- Spellings - children to put spellings in sentences, this will help with understanding the word and basic sentence structure.
- Creative writing - using visuals at home for children to write a story. Write a diary about their day.
- Phonic videos available online (teachers are providing phonic recorded videos to support your child)
- Support from teachers for key skills for writing and feedback to support their learning.
- Spellings and key skills will be provided through Home Learning.
Links to support your child at home with Writing
- BBC Bitesize has videos, lessons and quizzes from EYS to Year https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary
- Oak Academy for KS1 - https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-key-stage/key-stage-1/subjects/english
- Oak Academy for KS2 - https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-key-stage/key-stage-2/subjects/english