Hollywood Primary aims to provide all children with the necessary skills to communicate in the written form. To nurture children to enjoy writing and experimenting with language; to cultivate children who can adapt their writing to meet the needs of a specific audience.

Phonics for Parents

Please visit https://www.littlewandlelettersandsounds.org.uk/resources/for-parents/ for parent information and videos.

School library

You can access our amazing school library online by clicking on the Reading Cloud picture below – Mrs Haddock.

Star Writers

Every term two children from each year group are chosen by their teachers to represent the best of the best of Hollywood Writing. Star Writers is a fabulous fusion of funky and expressive writing and Mrs E. Brown finds out how these young writers have developed their writing skills so far. To see their writing in action visit the Hollywood School Main Foyer.

Pen Licences

As usual, children all over Hollywood School have been aiming for their pen licence. Having a pen licence is a very proud moment in our school and we all work hard to get one. We have a very special celebration in Star Assembly and we get a certificate and of course – a pen!

We take our handwriting very seriously and apply it all over the curriculum through our science, topic, maths R.E and spelling. Put it this way, if we can show off our cursive style anywhere, we will!

You can find out more about how to improve your handwriting and how to get one by asking your teacher or visiting Mrs Brown’s ‘Handwriting Hub’ 4B on Wednesday lunchtime.

Hollywood Primary aims to provide all children with the necessary skills to communicate in the written form

100 High-Frequency Words

English Leaders

English at Hollywood is led and managed by Mrs Healy (Assistant Headteacher). Reading is led by Mrs Pritchard (Assistant Headteacher). Drama is led by Mrs E. Brown (Year 6 Class Teacher) and phonics is led by Mrs Davis (Year 1 Class Teacher). Teachers and teaching assistants have received regular English related training over the last year and many have visited other schools to observe best practice. We are committed to ensuring the school is up to date with best practice and current thinking in teaching English, so as to secure the best outcomes for our children.

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