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PENPALS for Handwriting

 

At Whitchurch Primary we follow the PenPals handwriting scheme. Our younger children are introduced to four main characters which help them to memorise the sequence for writing each letter correctly. The key thing to remember is that all letters start from the top
(apart from d and e).

 

Pattern practice and ‘play’ writing are an important part of handwriting development. Your child will be practicing letter formation in a number of exciting ways: in sand, using paint, in the air, on the interactive television screens and iPads, as well as on paper with a pencil!

 

Numeral formation guide

Click on the links below to find out more about the handwriting scheme we use:

Here are some useful websites that may help with your handwriting practice:

For further information about handwriting, please
speak with your child’s class teacher.

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