A variety of methods are used to teach writing at St John's including Talk 4 Writing (T4W). Talk for Writing is used to teach writing in blocks covering the principals of imitation, innovation and independent application concluding with a piece of independent writing (the hot task). The principals of Talk for Writing are used when writing takes place in other curriculum areas as well as in English lessons.
From September 2022 we will be using some new phonics resources throughout the school, Essential Letters and Sounds. Parents are invited to have a look at some of the new resources we will be using. CLICK HERE.