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Welcome toSt Mary and St Joseph'sRoman Catholic Primary SchoolBeing different, belonging together in the family of God

Reading

At St Mary and St Joseph's we aim:

 

  • To develop children's interest in and love of books, encouraging children to become attentive listeners and independent readers
  • To promote and encourage children's lifelong love of reading.
  • To develop children's reading strategies and skills: accuracy, fluency, understanding and response to texts.
  • To develop children 's children's skills required for critical reading of texts.
  • To develop children's skills required for critical reading of texts.
  • To develop children's ability to use and manipulate a variety of texts both fiction and non-fiction.
  • To encourage reading though a variety of texts, through the use of the libraries, ICT and other available media.

 

 

We use the Read, Write Inc scheme to teach reading. RWI is a method of learning based upon letter sounds and phonics, and we use it to support children in their reading and writing. Reading opens the door to learning. A child who reads a lot will become a good reader. A good reader will be able to read more challenging material. A child who can read more challenging material is a child who will learn. The more a child learns, the more he or she will want to find out.

 

Using RWI, the children learn to read effortlessly so they can put all their energy into comprehending what they read. It also allows them to spell effortlessly so they can put all their energy into composing what they write. The children are assessed regularly and grouped according to their ability. They will work with a RWI trained teacher or teaching assistant. In addition to the RWI, children will also be working on writing skills in their classes with their own teacher.

 

For more information about Read, Write Inc click on the link below to access the full website. 

 

 

Each year group in the school has a set of 'End of Year Expectations' in Reading.  It is    hoped that children will achieve these expectations and even move on to achieve some of those included in the following year group.  Click on the links below to view the expectations for your child's year group.
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