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“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.” 
Dr Seuss
At Spring Brook Lower, we believe in the teaching of Communication (Speaking & Listening), Reading and Writing Skills as the foundation for successful learning.

It is our aim across the Primary phase to develop these skills in all of our children.


Communication (Speaking & Listening) – We provide English lessons that can be adapted to suit all learners through a variety of approaches so that they can become confident communicators. 
Reading – We stimulate a love for reading by choosing accessible and engaging stories or texts, which inspire our learners to become passionate readers.
Writing – We provide all learners with a range of literacy skills for life, to support them now, and in the future. 

Phonics – At Spring Brook Lower, we use Rocket Phonics. 

English Lessons at Spring Brook Lower
Our English lessons are delivered daily, tailored to the needs of our learners. 
Teaching is delivered by our highly skilled staff, using a blend of experience and knowledge, supported by the purposeful use of technology.
Intent, Implementation and Impact
More details on the intent, implementation and impact of our English Curriculum can be viewed by following this link:
We assess the children and group them so they are accessing learning at an appropriate level. 
Our Assessment Tool is Dashboard, which breaks down learning into small, accessible and achievable steps.
To support our learners, we use a range of apps. The children enjoy going on Epic! where they can read and listen to books. 
Some children use ABC star to support with handwriting. 


Spring Brook Lower School, Heron St, Oldham OL8 4JD

School Hours

Monday to Friday

Office Hours – 8am – 4pm

School Hours – 8:50am  – 3:10pm

Compulsory Time Open – 31.25 hours

Registration Times –

Weekends – Closed

Phone & Email

0161 883 2431