Spoken Language (Oracy)

Statement of Intent for Spoken language (Oracy)


The ability to speak is fundamental to a child's development. We teach children to speak confidently and clearly for a range of purposes and audiences. They will listen, understand and respond to what others have to say and 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

Oracy Charter

Skill coverage Spoken language