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Crossroads Primary School, Kilrea

Language and Literacy

Language and Literacy are fundamental in the development of each individual child's ability to interact, express and communicate with confidence. Children's knowledge, skills and understanding are nurtured through a range of talking and listening and reading and writing activities. 

Pupils in the Foundation Stage and in Key Stage 1 use the Jolly Phonics Programme with a variety of supplementary reading material. In Key Stage 2 pupils also use a variety of reading scheme material as well as an extensive range of class novels and supplementary reading material. The school library area and board sourced project packs add to the extensive range of fiction and non-fiction material that pupils have access to. Children also have access to iPads and laptop and desktop computers as sources of learning.



22nd May 2023
They've been trying to beat the spelling challenge all year and finally on Friday...
26th Apr 2022
Primary 7 enjoyed a wonderful visit to Seamus Heaney Homeplace in Bellaghy! The children...
4th Mar 2021
The boys and girls in primary 6/7 designed fantastic book covers and blurbs to celebrate...