READING

Reading Schemes

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Our school Reading Intent Statement will be published soon.

We endeavor to develop a love of reading that will stay with our children all their lives.  

Children are taught to read using a variety of different strategies.  We encourage children to use their phonic knowledge and comprehension skills to develop their understanding of the text.  We hear our children read individually at least once a week but often more frequently.  We also have guided reading sessions focusing on a particular reading skill.

All children follow the ‘Oxford Reading Tree Scheme’. This is a levelled reading scheme that provides high quality texts covering a range of genres. To ensure a breadth of choice and interest we support this scheme with a variety of other schemes depending upon the child’s needs. Our aim is to inspire a love of reading in all children and as the children progress through the school we offer a wide range of ‘free reading books’. This is supported by guided reading sessions, shared reading opportunities and whole class text.

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