Monksdown Primary School

Monksdown Primary School

Writing At Monksdown


Writing At Monksdown

To see the texts and genres of writing we teach at Monksdown Primary – please see the overview below.

Writing Curriculum Overview (Click to see)

We teach 6 units of work units of work which develop vocabulary, reading and writing skills through the mastery approach. The units, for use with pupils from EYFS to Y6, provide clear detailed lesson plans and resources, linked to high-quality texts to ensure engaging and purposeful English lessons. Effective teaching strategies to challenge greater depth writers are included within each unit of work.

Monksdown News

Our new newspaper team is made up of sixteen Year 5 children who show a passion and interest in a wide array of topics. The children have shown great determination and dedication throughout this term to get this edition ready for print. The team have met every Friday lunch time and have requested that next term this increases to after school as well. Throughout the year our Newspaper will include Film reviews, Sport, Wellbeing, School events, History focus, Art focus and competitions.

Click the link to see the edition Extracts from this half terms edition

Autumn Term 2 
Our First Edition!

Autumn Newspaper



Writing Work Displayed in School


Year 1 have been using the book ‘Lost and Found’ to create some wonderful piece of work.

Year 2 have written non-chronological reports


Year 6 have been working hard to write persuasive texts to help protect the environment


Year 2 created their own versions of the book ‘The Troll Swap’ with additional illustrations 


Year 4 showing they understand the importance of challenging themselves with their vocabulary