English is the Key Learning Area (KLA) where students develop knowledge, skills and understanding about the English language and literature. At the core of the NSW K-6 English syllabus is an emphasis on language as a living phenomena – a resource for making meaning in real-life situations.

The outcomes and content of our English syllabus are arranged in three strands:

• Speaking and Listening

• Reading and Viewing

• Writing and Representing

Through our English program students will:

• develop knowledge, skills and understandings about English language and literature

• learn how to interact productively

• speak confidently

• listen strategically

• read with comprehension

• write well-structured, coherent texts

• create and interpret a range of factual, literacy and media texts

• learn about grammar and spelling