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Phonics and Reading

 

READING:

The teaching of reading is prioritised to allow pupils to access the full curriculum offer. A rigorous and sequential approach to the reading curriculum develops pupils’ fluency, confidence and enjoyment in reading.  Reading is taught initially via high quality and pacy daily phonics sessions following the ‘Read, Write, Inc’ scheme. There is a sharp focus on ensuring that younger children gain phonics knowledge and language comprehension necessary to read, and the skills to communicate, gives them the foundations for future learning. 

The children have a rich reading curriculum and the skills of reading are taught through effective shared and guided reading sessions which are sequential and build upon prior learning.

 

In 2019, we introduced Accelerated Reader.  This runs from Year 2 up to Year 6. 

If you want to know more about Accelerated Reader you can follow this link

http://www.renlearn.co.uk/accelerated-reader/

From the Accelerated Reader website you can also download the Accelerated Reader App and the Book Finder.  You can use these with the Login and Password you will find in your child's Reading Planner.

 

The National Literacy Trust’s second independent research report into the reading habits of students using Accelerated Reader found that...

“Children and young people who use AR tend to enjoy reading more, do it more often and think more positively about reading than their peers who do not use AR. They are also more likely to see a link between reading and their successes.”

Dr Christina Clark, National Literacy Trust