No Nonsense Grammar

Written by the Babcock LDP Primary English Team and published by Raintree, this publication takes you through the grammar you need to teach to primary-aged children from Yr1 to Yr6 following the National Curriculum.  The resource contains progression charts, subject knowledge, activities to teach the grammar elements, resources needed and some books as PDFs. Also included is The Sentence Toolkit, a resource to support making grammar accessible to all.  The publication is divided into 3 books, KS1, Lower KS2 and Upper KS2 with a USB stick of the whole publication for schools to upload to their server.  For more details go to .

Progress Charts

These charts detail the progression in the strands of grammar included in the National Curriculum: sentences, nouns and noun phrases, verbs, adverbials, cohesion and punctuation. Each chart contains the content to be covered plus identification of the tricky bits for both teachers and pupils and a 'going beyond' section to deepen understanding. Follow the links to the right of this page to download the charts.

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