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Belmont Primary School, Belmont Road, Chiswick, London W4 5UL

Belmont Primary School

Belmont Primary School

  • 'Belmont has always struck the right balance between academia and learning for life.'
  • 'A school that doesn't just excel at the academics but provides so much more, whether its music lessons and the lunchtime choir, or the 350 spaces in clubs each week, the football and netball teams or the shows that raise the roof of the top hall.'
    Parent Governor
  • 'The children are really fortunate to have such wonderful opportunities which is why they love Belmont and which makes it such an amazing school.'
  • 'All adults in the school model very high expectations of themselves and of others. They show outstanding levels of care and concern for the personal development and well-being of each individual pupil.'
    Ofsted 2007
  • 'Moving on to secondary school, I will miss the teachers at Belmont, the great sense of a hard working community, my friends and the netball team.'
  • 'On my first day at Belmont everyone was so welcoming and I made friends straight away'.
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Language and Literacy


The development of children’s language is crucial to their success across the curriculum.  We want all children to be able to speak clearly and with confidence and to develop a love of reading and writing.  We aim to teach children to communicate effectively in speech and writing, and to listen with understanding.  We also aim to help children become enthusiastic, responsive and knowledgeable readers.


Throughout the school, literacy is taught daily.  English lessons and focus activities provide a range of opportunities to develop reading, writing and speaking and listening skills for different purposes.   For the School's approach to the teaching of the different aspects of literacy, please follow the links below.



Writing (including grammar, punctuation and spelling and phonics)

Spoken language

English Policy