If you agree that the Primary National Curriculum for English is too complex and over-loaded with detail, try a little experiment. See what happens when you take the 2014 Music Curriculum and adapt it appropriately.
My team and I have been researching the development of children’s creativity, and I think this could represent a new vision for English in the curriculum of the future:
One of the highest forms of creativity
Increase [pupils’] self-confidence, creativity and sense of achievement
To create and compose writing on their own and with others
To understand and explore how writing is created
KS1 programme of study (more…)