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Reading and Phonics Schemes

At the Academy St James we use Read Write Inc to support the teaching of phonics. We supplement this with other phonics based schemes such as: Phonics Bug and Rigby Star.

Read Write Inc. Phonics is a complete literacy programme, for 4 to 7 year-olds learning to read and write. Read, Write Inc meets 100% of the DfE criteria for teaching systematic synthetic phonics and helps children succeed in their screening check to boot!

Programme progression:

In Nursery all children:

  • Learn the first 30 sounds in short daily sessions.

In Reception all children:

  • Read storybooks and non-fiction books closely matched to their developing phonic knowledge
  • Take home Phonics storybooks to share
  • Read with fluency and expression
  • Learn to spell using known sounds
  • Write confidently by practising what they want to write out loud first
  • Work well with a partner.

By the end of Year 1:

  • Are accurate and speedy readers
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Events

Apr
30
Mon
2018
Jenny Wallwork- Commonwealth Silver Medallist in Badminton
Apr 30 all-day

Jenny Wallwork- Commonwealth Silver Medallist in Badminton will be in school for our sponsored event.

May
16
Wed
2018
Coffee Morning
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Coffee Morning- more info to follow.

Jun
6
Wed
2018
Fathers Day Shop Wrapping
Jun 6 all-day

Mrs Louch would like some help from our ‘St. James Heroes!’ to wrap Fathers Day Presents.