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  • Apr 30 / 2014
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English

English

Staff

  • Mrs. J. Waugh (Principal Teacher)
  • Mrs. B. Graham
  • Mrs. T. Houston
  • Ms. S. Jones
  • Mrs. C. Macdonald
  • Mrs. K. MacLennan
  • Ms. K. Anderson
  • Mrs. L. Murphy
  • Mrs. L. Wulff
  • Miss. N. Mortimer
  • Miss. J. McGlinchey

Department Aims and Objectives

Our overarching aim is to enable all pupils to reach their full potential in English, which includes:

  • Building on English and literacy skills;
  • Fostering a love of language and literature;
  • Developing the ability of all pupils to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • Encouraging pupils to be independent readers with enthusiasm and curiosity for books;
  • Sharing knowledge and expertise of our literary heritage;
  • Analysing and evaluating the written and spoken word;
  • Understanding the complexities of language through the study of a wide range of texts;
  • Making pupils aware that skills developed in English have a vital role to play across the curriculum and are skills for learning, life and work.