At Oak View Academy we teach children the basics of reading through a phonics programme (Read, Write, Inc) taught daily in the Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1.
If any of our nursery children are ready to learn phonics, we introduce them to the programme.
The clear teaching of phonics enables children to learn to read and spell correctly. We track their progress on a half-termly basis.
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To watch a short video on pronouncing sounds, please click here.
To watch a short video on blending sounds to make words, please click here.
We also develop the children’s understanding of what they are reading through a daily reading lesson and a daily story session in both key stages 1 and 2.
Understanding what you are reading is just as important as being able to decode the words. Here are six tips to help your child develop their reading comprehension skills: