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Kingshurst Primary School

Handwriting

At Kingshurst Primary School, we follow the Nelson handwriting scheme. The programme begins as children start to form letter in Early Years and continues to develop throughout each key stage. Once children are forming letters clearly and accurately, we begin to focus on making accurate joins, ensuring that writing is legible and all lettering is formed at the correct size. 

 

Here are the basic letter formations:

How to introduce the four types of joins in cursive handwriting

Nelson Handwriting author, Anita Warwick, provides a short cursive handwriting tutorial demonstrating the four types of joins using Nelson Handwriting. With ...

How can I support my child with Handwriting at home?

Here are some activities that could be used at home that follow our Nelson Handwriting scheme.

 

Before you start, ensure you have the correct posture for writing and an accurate pencil grip.

Read, Write Inc Letter Formation Support

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