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English sits at the heart of our curriculum. It is through language, story and text that children learn to form concepts, connect ideas and express themselves. Through literacy, in all its forms, children learn to both make sense of the world and shape their place within it.

English Reading – Intent, Implementation, Impact Statement

English Writing – Intent, Implementation, Impact Statement

Reading Policy           Speaking and Listening Policy

Writing Policy             Handwriting Policy 

Swallowfield English Overview 2023 – 2024


Progression Maps

Reading Curriculum Progression Map         Writing Curriculum Progression Map

English at Home

There are lots of ways to support your child’s English skills at home. Please find some helpful guides and information below.

Parents Introduction meeting to Phonics at Swallowfield Primary: Phonics Parent Meeting 10.10.22

Reading – A Guide for Parents

Writing – A Guide for Parents       Handwriting – A Guide for Parents

Phonics Sounds Set 1,2 & 3         Parent Reading Prompts

RWI Handwriting Phrases       Handwriting – Capital Letters

Handwriting – Pencil Grip

SPaG Glossary – KS1       SPaG Glossary -LKS2


Booktrust Best Book Guide

Books for 0 – 5 year olds  Books for 6 – 8 year olds  Books for 9 – 11 year olds


Weathercock Close
Woburn Sands
Milton Keynes
MK17 8SR
01908 582 101

Swallowfield Primary