Word of the Week


The Word of the Week for this week is ‘Precocious’. The definition of this in the Oxford Dictionary is:
1. (of a child) having developed certain abilities or inclinations at an earlier age than is usual or expected.
e.g. ‘a precocious, solitary boy’
2. (of behaviour or ability) having developed at an earlier age than is usual or expected.
e.g. ‘a precocious talent for computing’
3. (of a plant) flowering or fruiting earlier than usual.
e.g. ‘In cold-winter climates, prune precocious magnolias in summer after they’ve bloomed.’
Using the Word of the Week empowers our communication skills. Parents can help by encouraging pupils to use the Word of the Week and to spot it in the world around them.