Writing policy called for

9th June 2006 at 01:00
Primary-aged children should be taught how to write properly and adopt a nationally-prescribed handwriting style. Researchers from London university's institute of education said that all primaries should have a handwriting policy and a dedicated member of staff to teach it. It should take into account the problems of left-handed children and those whose first language is not English. And pupils who find handwriting difficult should have special support.

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