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English Curriculum Overview


For information about English and a brief outline of how it is taught at St Clement Danes, please click these links:

Information about READING (including Phonics)

Information about WRITING (including Phonics, Spelling & Handwriting)

Information about SPOKEN LANGUAGE (including Drama)



Please click the link below to find an overview of the units of work that our KS1 & KS2 classes will be learning about each half term:

English Curriculum Map

For information about our Early Years curriculum, please click here: EYFS.



Progression of English Skills and Knowledge 


Please click the links below to find information about the progression of English knowledge and skills that children will acquire at each stage:


Year 1 to Year 6:

Progression in Reading 

Progression in Writing


Nursery and Reception:

Progression in Reading

Progression in Writing

Progression in Spoken Language



Additional Information and Resources:


Revision mats for Writing in KS1 and KS2 

Progression in Handwriting (a blog for parents)

Information about phonics and reading at home (a workshop for parents)


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