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    Why this subject matters

    Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man." Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher

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    Our aim is to promote literacy and ensure that all students leave Notre Dame with  an appreciation of the subject and the ability to manipulate language. Most importantly, we seek to inspire our students with a life long love of literature that begins in our classrooms.


    What students study in this subject

    Please click on the relevant subpage for the year group your child is currently in.


    How your child is assessed

    Topics listed on the subpages are tested throughout the year.  Additionally, click here for details of our mocks and end of year tests.