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English & Literacy Prefects 2021-22


Ashlyn Howard

Emma Wraight

Isabel Bonnet

Lily Thatcher

 

Welcome to English

 English Faculty Staff

Mrs J Millard                  Director of English & Media

Mrs C Waters                KS4 Co-ordinator

Miss M Hill                     KS3 Co-ordinator / Pastoral Assistant Yr11

Mrs L Sanders-Hewitt   Literacy Co-ordinator

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Mrs I Murray                English

Miss S McKie               English
                                    
Director of Students Yr9
                                   
 Head of Dance 

Miss J Winter               English / Head of PSHE

Miss E Knowlton          English / Pastoral Asst.Y11

Mrs C Mort                  English/Cover

Miss S Pender             English

 English Curriculum

The overarching aim for English at the Wavell is to promote high standards of language and literacy by equipping pupils with a strong command of the spoken and written word, and to develop their love of literature through widespread reading for enjoyment. The Wavell 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.

For further details of the curriculum for each year in English click on the Year group button below:

Year 7Year 8Year 9Year 10Year 11

Recommended Reads by Year Group

Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10Year 11

Please also see the LRC Recommended Reads page for further suggestions by reading age.