Spoken Language

Statement of Intent for Spoken Language

Rationale

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