"Oracy is the ability to articulate ideas, develop understanding and engage with others through spoken language."
Oracy develops students' confidence, articulacy and capacity to learn.- Voice 21
- The ability to express yourself and your ideas
- Engaging with the ideas of your peers and responding to these
- Reasoning together
- Listening to understand
- Changing people’s minds
- Telling compelling stories
- Developing arguments
- Speaking up for what you believe in
- Developing a love and knowledge of a wide range of vocabulary
- Activities are embedded every day for children to practice their oracy skills across the curriculum.
- Children have the opportunity to refer to sentence stems so that they can structure their talk in an organised manner.
- Children are able to present their ideas to the class.
- Everyone feels safe to agree and disagree with each other's ideas.
- Children have time to develop key talk skills including: turn taking, eye contact, active listening and responding in a respectful way.