Literacy for Pupils

Literacy is the ability to speak, listen, read and write at a sufficiently competent level to communicate thoughts, ideas, feelings and opinions clearly, meaningfully, effectively and appropriately for both purpose and audience’.

Click here for the Literacy Policy     

The Literacy Coordinator is Ms. L. Malliff:

In respect to literacy, the Academy’s curriculum intent states the following:

‘To provide opportunities for all pupils to develop a high level of literacy and numeracy required for success in adult life’.

Enhancing transferable literacy skills across the curriculum is a key part of the CREATE curriculum.

Literacy Resources

Click here for Book Finder Guide     

Click here for Recommended Reading Lists

Click here for Literacy Guide for Parents

Click here for Marking for Literacy

Click here for 100 Difficult to Spell Words

Click here for Useful Connectives

Click here for Words Instead of 'Said'

Click here for Punctuation

Click here for Parts of Speech

Click here for How to Write a Newspaper Article     

Click here for An Anthology of Poetry in Remembrance



Literacy Work


Click here for Toxic Positivity: The Dark Side of Optimism