Early writing skills

You can help your child to develop the fine motor finger skills that they will need in order to write, by giving them lots of opportunities to use pencils and scissors. When they are holding pencils or textas, show them how to hold it correctly.

At South Padbury Pimary School we use and teach the Victorian Modern Cursive font. By watching, you use the new printing style on their work to write their name etc, you are providing a model for them. Please note that we teach writing using lower case letters. Capital letters are used for the start of names only (e.g. “Peter not PETER”).

Download a sample of Victorian Modern Cursive printing.