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Dear Parents/Carers, Thank you to the four parents who came along to the ‘grammar workshop’ last Wednesday, which was led by our Literacy Lead Vicky Darious. Since 2016, grammar, spelling and punctuation have become a huge part of the English curriculum with a separate assessment test introduced by the government at the end of Year 2 and Year 6. If any parents were unable to make the workshop and would like to know more about the grammar expectations please see Vicky Darious, as she would only be too happy to help with this.
If you would like any more information about any aspect of Newtown Primary, or would like to arrange a visit, please feel free to contact us.
Newtown Primary School is committed to offering inclusive education. We are, therefore, very proud to be one of two schools commissioned by Devon County Council to offer enhanced provision for pupils with speech and language difficulties. A specialist 8 place resource base for pupils from Reception to Year 3 who have a specific, significant speech and/or language disorder is an intrinsic part of Newtown Primary School.
The governing body focuses its time and energy on school improvement. Governors work collectively to support and strengthen the leadership of the headteacher. Governors play a strategic role; the head teacher is responsible for the routine running of the school.
The governing body is responsible for:
Governors’ Handbook – Department for Education, January 2015