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No Pens Day

At Whalley Range, students are already given many opportunities to develop ‘presentational talk’, but this year we have focused on developing what Voice 21 have coined ‘exploratory talk’. Through the development of oracy in the curriculum, students have been engaging critically and constructively with others’ ideas in group discussion with an emphasis on replacing more informal language with standard English.
Written by Rosie Culkin-Smith ( 09 January 2018 )

Oracy in Action

To meet the demands of the new GCSEs and curriculum changes, staff at Whalley Range have been teaching students three oracy strategies or ‘talk protocols’ to encourage them to develop their oral communication in both formal and informal situations.
Written by Rosie Culkin-Smith ( 09 January 2018 )


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