Our English Vision

Brindley Heath Academy’s curriculum has been designed carefully to build on the national curriculum and meet the needs our of school and community. 

We want our children to develop a life-long love and passion for the power of reading and writing.

We want all of our children be confident fluent readers who read widely, read often, read for pleasure and read to learn. We want them to be exposed to a variety of literature, genres and authors.

We believe that children need to develop a secure skill-set in English which follows a clear pathway of progression both in terms of reading and writing. This will give the children the confidence to apply their learnt skills within their own learning within English lessons and across the wider curriculum.

We want to create a culture in which children take pride in their writing, can write clearly and accurately and adapt their language and style for a range of contexts, audiences and purposes. - be proud, be aspirational, be you.

We want our children to aspire to be authors: to develop an individual style and tone, drawing upon the styles of authors they encounter through their reading and to see writing as a process that involves initial thinking (planning), drafting and editing (reflecting upon and refining) and publishing (polishing). - be resilient, be aspirational, be you.

We want our children to communicate with confidence: to enter into discussion and to present their ideas to each other by talking, being able to elaborate and explain themselves clearly, make

presentations and participate in debates. - be respectful, be you.

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Brindley Academy

Enville Rd, Kinver,
Stourbridge, DY7 6AA
Telephone: 01384 872343