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Oakgrove Integrated Primary & Nursery School, Limavady

Language and Literacy

LANGUAGE AND LITERACY AT FOUNDATION STAGE

Literacy focuses on developing each child’s ability to understand and use language, both spoken and written, as an integral part of learning in all areas. The development of language and literacy is crucial to living and learning. Language is used to communicate with people, to share and express feelings, to give and obtain information and to understand ideas and develop thoughts.

Language and literacy are considered in a holistic way, taking account of the integral nature of the areas of Talking and Listening, Reading and Writing which extend across all areas of the curriculum.

For further information about Language and Literacy at Foundation Stage from The Northern Ireland Curriculum click here.

LANGUAGE AND LITERACY AT KEY STAGE 1 & KEY STAGE 2

Literacy focuses on developing each child’s ability to understand and use language as an integral part of learning in all areas in order to interact effectively with the world around them, to express themselves creatively and to communicate confidently (through Talking and Listening, Reading and Writing) using a variety of skills and media.  Language and Literacy are fundamental prerequisites for thinking, learning and interacting in personal, social and work contexts throughout life. Literacy is therefore a key to learning as well as a key to enjoyment and personal growth.

For further information about Language and Literacy at Key Stage 1 & Key Stage 2 from The Northern Ireland Curriculum click here.

 

Language & Literacy News

22nd Jan 2018
P5A were delighted to be offered the chance to attend a free screening of Disney Pixar’s new film ‘Coco’...
 
 
 
18th Dec 2017
Congratulation to all the children in Primary 4 who graduated today from the six week Paired Reading Programme.  The...
 
 
 
14th Dec 2017
Congratulations to the children of Primary 4 who led the Carol Service today at All Saints' Church, Clooney.  The were...
 
 
 
25th Nov 2017
Adriana Garcia Álvarez has been working with P5A for the past 8 weeks. Sadly she finished her placement with us on...
 
 
 
25th Nov 2017
P5 went on an exciting trip to the Ulster Museum in Belfast. We have been learning all about Ancient Egypt and went to see...
 
 
 
 

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