Literacy is seen as our ‘core business’ at Murchison Primary School. Each day children are engaged in a two hour block that covers the areas of Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.


Our reading and writing block supports children in like ability groups to read and write at their point of need. Children will learn about reading and writing through a range of fun and engaging activities that support a range of learning styles. Students can be seen reading and writing independently, with a group, or be engaged in a teacher directed reading or writing session and follow up tasks.


Students develop their speaking and listening skills through oral language activities in the class as well as having opportunities to speak formally at student assembly.