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English has a pivotal place in education because all the skills of language are essential to participating fully as a member of society. At Pinders Primary School, we aim to develop pupils’ spoken language, reading, writing and vocabulary as these are integral aspects of the teaching of every subject. English is both a subject in its own right and the medium for teaching; for pupils, understanding the language provides access to the whole curriculum. Fluency in the English language is an essential foundation for success in all subjects


At Pinders Primary School, we provide a high-quality education in English in order to ensure children develop the necessary skills to become confident listeners, speakers, readers, writers and spellers. The children are given time to practise the skills taught in lessons and apply this to a variety of writing. Through reading in particular, pupils have a chance to develop emotionally, socially, culturally,intellectually and spiritually. Reading also enables pupils both to build on what they know and acquire new knowledge.


Our school library improvements


This year we have used the money that was raised at the Autumn and Christmas fairs to improve our school library.

* We have re-arranged the library layout to make the space more inviting and functional.

* We have purchased over 670 new fiction and poetry books.

*We have purchased over 500 new non-fiction books. 

* We purchased some colourful beanbags.

*We purchased new alphabetical dividers for our fiction books & topic dividers for our non-fiction books.






We now have a FANTASTIC library space that everyone can enjoy!

2017 Book fair


Throughout the week of book week, we held a book fair after school.

We had a fantastic turn out at and sold an amazing 256 books!