At Hillside Avenue Primary and Nursery School we wish our readers to have a secure understanding of the skills required for reading leading to a life-long love of reading. We wish them to have the confidence to use texts with understanding, appreciating the knowledge and pleasure that can be gained from our books.
At Hillside Avenue Primary and Nursery School we wish our writers to have the ability to write fluently and with interesting detail in a wide range of areas. We wish them the transcription skills to ensure writing is neatly presented, accurately spelt and with the correct punctuation. We wish them a love of words, rich vocabulary, jokes, word play and the confidence to experiment with language.
At Hillside Avenue Primary and Nursery School we wish our speakers a talent to listen attentively and to understand what is being said. We wish them the confidence to participate in discussions and debates, expressing themselves clearly, showing respect and understanding of others’ viewpoints.