• Systematic and energising Whole-School approach
  • High-quality Teaching Programme
  • Why/How format provides shared focus for pupils and teachers
  • Rapid progress motivates teachers and pupils.

The school has adopted a new handwriting scheme which is making a significant difference to the quality of pupils’ handwriting, which is improving in every year group. Pupils in Key Stage 2 are presententing their work more carefully and are increasingly using a neat, joined up style.

Queen Eleanor Primary Academy, Ofsted 2013


Now my brain isn't cluttered up... I can think about what I'm writing. (Nathan, aged 12)

When I learnt push and pull movements, I got my letters the right way round. (Ed, aged 7)

The rules are really easy to remember (Boy Year 2)

I have never linked physical movements or body position with a handwriting programme before.