At St Mary’s we aim to develop the children’s competency in reading, writing, speaking and listening.
We believe that the acquisition of skills in these four areas is vital to all other learning and that through them students can be assured of access to the full range of opportunities offered by society.
Each class devotes a daily block to literacy where the students are given the opportunity to:
- Experience a broad range of literature
- Reflect on literature
- Participate in spelling activities
- Read, write, listen and speak for various audiences
St Mary’s works in conjunction with the Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Sale, to ensure that the most up-to-date and effective literacy teaching practices are implemented.