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The Good Shepherd

Catholic Primary School

“I am the Good Shepherd; I know my own and my own know me”. John 10:14"

Characteristics of a Writer & Reader

At The Good Shepherd, we are Writers. We have…

  • the ability to write fluently and with interesting detail on a number of topics throughout the curriculum.
  • a vivid imagination which makes readers engage with and enjoy their writing.
  • a highly developed vocabulary and an excellent knowledge of writing techniques to extend details or description.
  • well-organised and structured writing, which includes a variety of sentence structures.
  • excellent transcription skills that ensure their writing is well presented and punctuated, spelled correctly and neat.
  • a love of writing and an appreciation of its educational, cultural and entertainment values.

















At The Good Shepherd we are Readers. We have…

  • excellent phonic knowledge and skills.
  • fluency and accuracy in reading across a wide range of contexts throughout the curriculum.
  • knowledge of an extensive and rich vocabulary.
  • an excellent comprehension of texts.
  • the motivation to read for both study and for pleasure.
  • extensive knowledge through having read a rich and varied range of texts.


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With Love at the core of all we do at The Good Shepherd we: Learn to Love together, Love to Learn together, pray together and play together. Putting our faith into action. Growing in the Love and Truth of Christ in His Church for the benefit of all.