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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

23rd Apr 2018
Primary 5 and Primary 6 have been working very hard with other local Primary Schools on a 'Shared Education' Programme. Primary...
 
 
 
9th Apr 2018
We are very luck to have such talented Primary 6 and Primary 7 children who are able to support our Primary 3 and Primary...
 
 
 
1st Mar 2018
We had so much fun today in class dressing up as our favourite characters from our favourite books.  We read our books...
 
 
 
1st Mar 2018
All the classes in the school celebrated World Book Day today.  We dressed up and shared our favourite stories...
 
 
 
22nd Jan 2018
P5A were delighted to be offered the chance to attend a free screening of Disney Pixar’s new film ‘Coco’...