Newton Longville Church of England

Primary School

“Celebrating all that we are and all that we can be”


Reading Curriculum Intent


At Newton Longville, our vision is to encourage a life-long love of reading. From the early stages of learning phonics and decoding the English language, we promote a positive approach to teaching reading. An in-depth comprehension of the text is paramount from the beginning. 


We aim to provide the children with a range of texts and literary sources to inspire the children to choose reading for pleasure.  Our reading scheme books include the Oxford Reading Tree.


Writing Curriculum Intent


At Newton Longville, our vision is to provide a range of writing opportunities across the curriculum. Writing is a fundamental life skill, which we teach through phonics- with a strong link to reading. We aim to teach the essential building blocks of writing, such as grammar, punctuation and spelling in a meaningful way. This is taught alongside building the composition of a piece of writing, to engage a reader and we foster the children’s enjoyment of writing.