At Silverwood, we value the importance of Literacy and Communication in pupils’ journeys to adulthood, and appreciate how vital it is to be a confident communicator. This is achieved through a Total Communication approach, which creates highly individualised opportunities for pupils to develop the skills and confidence needed to share their voices throughout their lives. Diversity and pupil identity is recognised through an immersive and multi-sensory approach to reading, mark making and writing. Our ambitious expectations challenge all pupils through curiosity and experimentation to develop and to extend their skills across the curriculum. We are passionate about developing a love of books and reading. We want our pupils to experience the magic of shared stories and immersive reading opportunities. Pupils are inspired to develop relationships, and to make connections with the wider world through their experience of a broad scope of diverse and ambitious texts that range across genres and times. The aim of Literacy and Communication is to create a language rich environment which places no limits on learning.