Reading Scheme and Phonics
At Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School we aim to foster a love of reading in all our children. All classes have stories appropriate to their age group read to them.
Phonics is taught through Read Write Inc across the school. Children are assessed and streamed in abilities groups. Each 10 weeks they are assessed and regroups and this is having great impact on their progress - we even have some of our Nursery children on the programme.
Once children have completed the programme they move into guided reading groups.
All children in the school read individually with an adult. The Children read books from the Rising Stars newly launched reading scheme called 'Reading Rocket'.
In key stage 2 children read short novels of their choice or books from the banded reading scheme, which has been extended to include books at an appropriate level. All children are required to share these books with their parents at home, in order to develop their decoding and comprehension skills.