English – Presentation

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.

English – Presentation – Primary Curriculum


Presentation – Foundation stage:

To begin to form letters correctly, holding a pencil properly.


Presentation – Year 1:

To form capital letters correctly. To form lower-case letters in the right direction.


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Year 2:

To form all letters the correct size. To start using some diagonal and horizontal strokes needed to join letters.


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Year 3:

To use the diagonal and horizontal strokes needed to join up handwriting.


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Year 4:

To use joined-up handwriting with increased legibility and consistency.


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Year 5:

To maintain legibility and fluency of joined-up handwriting throughout a written piece.


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Year 6:

To write at speed, whilst maintaining legibility and fluency of joined-up handwriting.


Presentation – Mastery:

To use joined-up handwriting and formal printing style appropriately.

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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