Statement of Intent for Spoken Language
We teach children to speak confidently and clearly for a range of purposes and audiences; listen, understand and respond to what others have to say; and to understand the connections between the spoken and written word.
Curriculum design for Spoken Language:
Spoken Language runs through teaching and learning in all areas of the curriculum, as effective communication skills enable the children to fully access the curriculum.
Curriculum Choices for Spoken Language:
- Interactive teaching strategies
- Drama and role play
- Nuffield speaking and listening intervention
- Talk Boost intervention
- High priority given to the use of standard English
- Talk partners
- Sentences stems