Developing effective literacy skills is a key focus at SMCC. Literacy is taught and developed across every subject area. Each month the whole school will focus upon a literacy skill as shown below. Holiday patterns have been taken into account hence the months which have been consolidated.
September Subject specific vocabulary
October Reading Focus
November Capital letters and full-stops
December/January Sentence structure and connectives
March Purpose, audience and format
May Semi-colons and colons
June Exclamation and question marks