The Curriculum at St Paul’s will help learners:

  • Understand that English has a pre-eminent place in education and in society
  • Speak and write fluently
  • Communicate their ideas and emmotions to others
  • Allow others to communicate with them through reading and listening
  • Develop culturally, emotionally, intellectually, socially and spiritually
  • Aquire knowledge, through a love of reading, to build on what they already know
  • Speak, read and write fluently to participate fully as members of a society
The curriculum in physical education ensures that all learners:
  • 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 information on English, please visit the following sections of our website:
  • Reading
  • Communication Skills
  • Phonics
  • Writing