Primary EYFS, KS1 & KS2 Writing & Literacy Schemes of Work 

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Hamilton Trust English

Hamilton Trust English

Hamilton Trust

Each term has a selection of fiction, non-fiction and poetry.
Each term has a selection of fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

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The units in each block build up to extended writing.
The units in each block build up to extended writing.

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Eye-catching sample texts in our resource packs.
Eye-catching sample texts in our resource packs.

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Each term has a selection of fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

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Hamilton’s flexible English blocks offer fully-integrated plans and resources for Reception to Year 6. Our themed blocks centre around quality key texts and a corresponding genre. The units within each block complement each other and build progressively towards an extended piece of writing. Start with the core unit and then chose from the other SPaG, comprehension and composition units to build a block of work tailored specifically for your class. 


Each unit provides everything you need to deliver outstanding lessons: detailed, day-by-day plans, printable resources, and, where appropriate, PowerPoints and Group Readers (phonologically decodable texts exclusive to Hamilton Trust).

For Years EYFS - 6 


Features


  • Flexible blocks for all years from Reception to Year 6.

  • Each block contains units focusing on Comprehension, SPaG and Composition.

  • Our flexible blocks can be easily adapted to suit your class – teach the core unit then choose from four or five other units or teach them all!

  • Units contain a planning document with a set of resources including text extracts, posters for display and worksheets.

  • SPaG units provide integrated teaching and learning activities and a teaching PowerPoint where appropriate.


Staff Training & Support


Email support is available from Hamilton at enquiries@hamilton-trust.org.uk


Cost


Become a Friend of Hamilton with a £33 donation per age range (Key Stage 1, Lower Key Stage 2, Upper Key Stage 2), or take out a whole school subscription for just £135 + VAT per calendar year.


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Literary Curriculum

Literary Curriculum

The Literacy Tree

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Created in 2012, the award-winning Literary Curriculum from the Literacy Tree is used by 25,000 teachers and home educators across the UK and schools worldwide to ‘Teach through a Text’. It is a complete book-based approach to the teaching of primary English. With over 200 book-based resources including planning sequences for writing, Literary Leaves for reading, and Spelling Seeds to support spelling and vocabulary acquisition, this comprehensive resource supports schools with creating a community where children develop into critical readers and informed writers.


The Literary Curriculum won in the English category of the Teach Primary Awards in 2019 and 2020.

For Years EYFS - 7


Features


The Literary Curriculum has complete coverage of all National Curriculum expectations for writing composition, grammar, punctuation, spelling and vocabulary, and reading comprehension. The planning sequences guide teachers through using a text starting with engaging starting points that lead to purposeful writing opportunities with a range of genres. The Literary Leaves teach Reading Comprehension and are written for Y2-Y6.

Anyone can access a whole-school thematic map which schools can use to adopt or adapt ( see our ‘How it Works’ page). Other features for members include an interactive assessment tool and a writing sharing platform.


Staff Training & Support


Our INSET and consultancy supports teachers to adopt and adapt the Teach Through a Text approach and embed the Literary Curriculum at their schools. Get in touch at info@theliteracytree.co.uk to find out about how we can support you to develop a book-based curriculum. Our online programme of training can be booked here.


Cost


Become an individual member for £3.99 a month to receive a token to use for any resource. The whole school membership is dependent on school size. A one form entry school (up to 10 users) is £595 plus vat for access to everything. Schools smaller than this can contact us directly for a discount.


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info@theliteracytree.co.uk | 020 3196 0140 | Case Studies | Visit Website



Read to Write

Read to Write

Literacy Counts

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Read to Write is a fully sequenced, coherent and ambitious curriculum for the implementation of writing.  It enables high-quality teaching through evidence-based approaches and places engaging, vocabulary-rich children’s literature at its core. These 90+ page units have been carefully mapped out so the entire statutory curriculum for writing is covered for each primary school year group. Many units have strong thematic links to the Science, History and Geography curriculum too.

For Years Reception - 6


Features


  • Clear Sequential Episodes of Learning

  • Example Texts (greater depth WAGOLL)

  • Learning Objectives that link to the teaching sequence (Immerse, Analyse, Plan Write)

  • Vocabulary Learning

  • Contextualised Spelling, Grammar & Punctuation

  • Writer’s Knowledge Linked to National Standards

  • Sentence Accuracy Work Linked to National Standards

  • Progressions Documents with Year Group Expectations

  • Reflecting on Unit Outcomes: Planning for Next Steps

  • Example Planning Format

  • Wider Reading for the Wider Curriculum and explicit Links to the National Curriculum


Staff Training & Support


We provide a wealth of consultancy support to ensure the impact of this resource is maximised. This incorporates support for online resources, phone conferences, webinars and inset days.

In-school support is available for book looks against national standards, work scrutiny, environmental audits, leadership support and helping schools establish systems for monitoring and evaluation


Cost


The cost of this resource is £60 for each comprehensive 90-page document that provides a half term planning framework for schools. There are six units per year group which equates to £360 for the full writing curriculum per year group. Download free samples here. Download additional supporting materials here and discounted books are available from Madeline Lindle here.


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admin@literacycounts.co.uk | 07522 514 759 | Case Studies | Research Report | Visit Website


Big Writing

Big Writing

Oxford University Press

Year Group

Cost

R - 6

One-off Purchase

CGP+ English

CGP+ English

CGP

Year Group

Cost

3 - 6

Subscription

Cambridge Grammar and Writing Skills

Cambridge Grammar and Writing Skills

Cambridge University Press

Year Group

Cost

1 - 6 +

One-off Purchase

Children as Writers

Children as Writers

Headstart Primary

Year Group

Cost

1 - 6

One-off

Clickteaching Writing

Clickteaching Writing

Clickteaching

Year Group

Cost

R - 6

Subscription

English Units of Work

English Units of Work

Teaching From Text

Year Group

Cost

3 - 6

One-off Purchase

Focus English: At the Heart of the Curriculum

Focus English: At the Heart of the Curriculum

Focus Education

Year Group

Cost

1 - 6

One-off Purchase

Jane Considine's English Unit Plans

Jane Considine's English Unit Plans

Jane Considine Education

Year Group

Cost

1 - 6

Subscription

Lion Learning Pathways Writing

Lion Learning Pathways Writing

Lion Academy Trust

Year Group

Cost

1 - 6

Subscription

Literacy Shed +

Literacy Shed +

Education Shed

Year Group

Cost

EYFS - 6

Subscription

No Nonsense Literacy Teaching Sequences and Assessment

No Nonsense Literacy Teaching Sequences and Assessment

Raintree and Babcock

Year Group

Cost

1 - 6

Subscription

PM Writing

PM Writing

Scholastic

Year Group

Cost

1 - 6

One-off Purchase

Pathways to Write

Pathways to Write

The Literacy Company

Year Group

Cost

EYFS - 6 +

One-off Purchase

Pobble

Pobble

Pobble Education

Year Group

Cost

R - 6

One-off Purchase

Power English: Writing

Power English: Writing

Pearson

Year Group

Cost

3 - 6

Subscription

Read in to Writing

Read in to Writing

Rising Stars

Year Group

Cost

R - 6

One-off Purchase

Read to Write Foundations

Read to Write Foundations

Literacy Counts

Year Group

Cost

EYFS

One-off Purchase

Real Writing

Real Writing

Plazoom

Year Group

Cost

3 - 6

Subscription

Resource Maze Writing

Resource Maze Writing

Resource Maze

Year Group

Cost

1 - 6

Subscription

Talk For Writing

Talk For Writing

Pie Corbett

Year Group

Cost

3 - 6

One-off Purchase