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A Yattendon writer ...

writes fluently and with interesting detail across the curriculum. They have a vivid imagination and a highly developed vocabulary. Writing is structured and neat with accurate punctuation and spelling. It demonstrates a passion for writing in all its forms.

Through our curriculum, we aim to nurture the following essential characteristics of writers:


- the ability to write fluently and with interesting detail on a number of topics throughout the curriculum.

- a vivid imagination which makes readers engage with and enjoy their writing.

- a highly-developed vocabulary and an excellent knowledge of writing techniques to extend details or description.

- well-organised and structured writing which includes a variety of sentences structures.

- excellent transcription skills that ensure their writing is well presented and punctuated, spelled correctly and neat.

- a love of writing and an appreciation of its educational, cultural and entertainment values.