Literacy is taught through all subjects at New Lubbesthorpe, but every class has a dedicated English lesson every day. There are three main genres for the English curriculum and each year group teaches various units on Fiction, Non Fiction and Poetry.  Where possible units are linked to the Curriculum maps, and English is taught through other subjects for example History, Geography and Science.  The curriculum requires that children are taught Reading – word reading and comprehension, Writing – transcription, composition, vocabulary, grammar and punctuation and Spelling.