English – Performance

Subject Key Objective Progression & Development by Year Groups

The following is a guide to help you understand your child’s progression through school.

All lessons are differentiated. This means teachers plan activities that enable the objective to be learned by all children including those who will find the objective challenging, those children who with hard work will secure good progress and those children who can tackle extra stretch and challenge in this subject.

This performance element covers both reading as well as speaking and listening in English.

English – Performance – Primary Curriculum


English Performance – Foundation stage:

Joins in with simple nursery rhymes & familiar stories.


English Performance –
Year 1:
Begins to recite and retell nursery rhymes, familiar stories and simple poems.


English Performance – 
Year 2:

Recites nursery rhymes, familiar stories and poems, beginning to use intonation.


English Performance – 
Year 3:

Recites and performs familiar stories, poems and play scripts, with increasing intonation.


English Performance – 
Year 4:

Prepares, recites and performs familiar stories, poems and play scripts, with appropriate intonation.


English Performance – 
Year 5:

Prepares, recites and performs familiar stories, poems and play scripts by heart, with all appropriate expression.


English Performance – 
Year 6:

Prepares, recites and performs familiar stories, poems and play scripts by heart, with all appropriate expression, making meaning clear to the audience.


English Performance – Mastery
:

Prepares, recites and performs increasingly complex stories, poems and play scripts by heart, with all appropriate expression.

This collection of short films and resources will help you understand your child’s progression through school.

The curriculum film resource has been broken down by subject area initially and then by topic area.

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