Reading- how can I help my child?
It provides a simple routine and consistent approach to phonics teaching, which helps to reduce pupils' cognitive load and maximise their chances of success.
There will be regular workshops for parents throughout the year, so please look out for these in our school newsletter.
Below you will find helpful guides and videos that will support you, in helping your child to read.
Little Wandle has resources and videos listed below so you can learn more about how your child makes progress and how to support them...
Phase 2 Autumn 1
Phase 2 Autumn 2
How we teach ‘alien’ words
How we teach tricky words
How we teach blending
*The design of our curriculum is driven by high quality texts, taking into account the equalities focus of our curriculum
*We have a librarian that works with all classes to support their love of books and the books children might choose to expand their horizons
*All our take home reading books are Little Wandle decodable texts and match exactly what is being taught in daily phonics and supported reading lessons
*Every class has an inviting reading corner
*Our teachers read aloud to us every day, and talk to us about book choices
*Our Year 5 & 6 pupils have access to the Islington Reading Road Map of 60 newly published titles
*Each year we celebrate World Book Day by inviting Authors in for visits, dressing up and spending the whole day reading for pleasure and celebrating books
*Our staff have ALL received training on Little Wandle, our phonics programme, and teachers have received training on story-time, book choices and reading for pleasure.
Read here about why daily reading with your child matters so much...