Although English is not the most spoken language in the world, it is the official language in 53 countries and is spoken as a first language by around 400 million people worldwide. It is also the most common second language in the world. Therefore, it is highly likely that if you meet someone from another country, you will both be able to speak English. It gives you an open door to the world and helps you communicate with global citizens.
English at Wensum
Our English curriculum is built around the use of engaging core texts. These ensure children encounter a range of genres and discover a wide variety of authors and poets during their time at Wensum. The English curriculum runs alongside our REAL curriculum with rich thematic links developed between the two. Please navigate through the following pages to find out about reading, writing and grammar, punctuation and spelling at Wensum.