The Languages, Literacy and Communication Area of Learning and Experience (Area) addresses fundamental aspects of human communication. It aims to support learning across the whole curriculum and to enable learners to gain knowledge and skills in Welsh, English and international languages as well as in literature.
The four statements that express what matters in this Area should be addressed holistically. This means that different languages should be explored in relation to one another, so too the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. It also means that learning about and through literature should be seen as contributing to all aspects of learning about languages. The statements support and complement one another and together they contribute to realising the four purposes of the curriculum.
Languages that connect us.
Understanding languages is key to understanding the world around us.
Expressing ourselves through languages is key to communication.
Language that fires imgaination and inspires creativity.
Progression in Languages, Literacy and Communication
Increasing breadth and depth of knowledge
Deepening understanding of the ideas and disciplines within Areas
Refinement and growing sophistication in the use and application of skills
Making connections and transferring learning into new contexts
Increasing effectiveness as a learner
Languages, Literacy and Communication at Pennard
World Book Day 2020
At Pennard we believe that Pennard that we should celebrate achievement & set high expectations to enable pupils to become enthusiastic, imaginative & creative independent learners who have positive attitudes to learning. We ensure that we deliver a stimulating and innovative literacy curriculum that challenges, excites and inspires pupils to achieve their best.
We encourage children to develop their language skills across all areas of learning and every opportunity is taken to develop listening, reading, writing and speaking.
Embedded provision to develop the appropriate skills knowledge and experiences for Languages, Literacy and Communication includes:
Through the Story Book theme
Teaching literacy skills daily
Talk for Writing – Pie Corbett Approach to teaching writing
Cross curricular teaching of literacy
Teaching of literacy through inquiry based learning
Teaching the 8 reading behaviours
Regular teaching of “Super sentences” (see below)
Read, Write, Inc.
(See Cymraeg page for more information on the teaching of the Welsh Language)
30 Day Reading Challenge….pob lwc!
Click on the links below to view some of the engaging ways we teach writing.
Speaking and Listening
Superhero Comic Book Maker
Garfield Fact or Opinion