Literacy

 

Curriculum for Excellence defines Literacy as: the set of skills which allows an individual to engage fully in society and in learning, through the different forms of language, and the range of texts, which society values and finds useful.
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Emerging Literacy

Research shows that children’s individual differences in key emerging literacy skills are an underlying factor in the variation of attainment across the curriculum. The many skills involved can be classified into four key skill areas: concepts of print, oral language, phonological awareness
and pre-handwriting. 
Sgoil Bhaile a' Mhanaich have taken a whole school approach to Emerging Literacy.  Promoting a developmental approach from Nursery right through to primary classes.  Developing early literacy, language and communication skills through developmentally appropriate child initiated play experiences.

Family learning workshops