What is Oracy?
Oracy is teaching children to talk and teaching children through talk.
Why is it important?
The ability to communicate well is the number one skill that employers look for, yet speaking and listening in schools has not always been a high priority. Many other countries, with high levels of educational achievement recognise and champion the importance of developing children’s Oracy skills. Here at Pilgrim, we recognise that communication skills should be valued and taught explicitly to our children. This is why in 2017 we became part of the Plymouth Oracy project and have now firmly embedded this in everything that we do.
What do we do in school for Oracy?
What can you do at home?
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