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Welcome to English

 English Faculty Staff

Mrs J Millard                  Director of English & Media

Mrs L Sanders-Hewitt    Literacy Co-ordinator

Mrs C Waters                KS4 Co-ordinator

Miss M Hill                     KS3 Co-ordinator 

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Mrs I Murray                English

Miss S McKie               English
Director of Students Yr11

Miss J Winter               English

Miss E Knowlton          English

Miss I Vidojevic          English

Mrs C Mort                  English/Cover

 English Curriculum

The overarching aim for English at the Wavell is to promote high standards of language and literacy by equipping pupils with a strong command of the spoken and written word, and to develop their love of literature through widespread reading for enjoyment. The Wavell curriculum for English aims to ensure that all pupils:

                  • read easily, fluently and with good understanding

                  • develop the habit of reading widely and often, for both pleasure and information

                  • acquire a wide vocabulary, an understanding of grammar and knowledge of linguistic conventions for reading, writing and spoken language

                  • appreciate our rich and varied literary heritage

                  • write clearly, accurately and coherently, adapting their language and style in and for a range of contexts, purposes and audiences

                  • use discussion in order to learn; they should be able to elaborate and explain clearly their understanding and ideas

                  • are competent in the arts of speaking and listening, making formal presentations, demonstrating to others and participating in debate.

For further details of the curriculum for each year in English click on the Year group button below:

Year 7Year 8Year 9Year 10Year 11


 Students' Work 


Year 7 Summer Literacy Challenge 2018

The standard of work was very high this year. Read some of the entries here...


Student Work

Examples of exceptional student work from the English Faculty. 





Youth Speaks

Youth Speaks Club every Wednesday
3.30-4.15pm in C2.1


PDF icon 2017-18 Literacy Leaders

Our Year 10 Literacy Leaders help to teach literacy to all KS3 students.