At St. Pius X RC Primary School English is taught, (where possible) within the topics studied. As part of their learning in English children will study the following genres:   
  • Stories with familiar settings
  • Traditional stories 
  • Extended stories
  • Recounts
  • Information texts
  • Explanations
  • Non-chronological reports
  • Persuasion 
  • Auto/biographical writing 
  • Instructions
  • Poetry  
'... your school is in the top 1% of primary schools in England for attainment in reading and mathematics.' (Rt Hon Nick Gibb, Minister of State for School Standards)