What is Read Write Inc?
Find out why children love learning to read, write and spell using Read Write Inc. Phonics, how it works in school and how parents can help at home.
This video is ideal for parents of incoming Reception children. It explains what the National Curriculum says about learning to read, why learning to read and spell in English is more difficult than in other languages, and how phonics can help.
The children learn to read effortlessly so that they can put all their energy into comprehending what they read.
How To Say The Sounds
Confused about how to say the sounds found in Read Write Inc? Worry not – 5-year-old Sylvie is here to show you how!
Reading Bouncy Sounds
When we teach a sound, we ‘bounce’ them when we say them out loud.
Reading Stretchy Sounds
When we teach a sound, we ‘stretch’ them when we say them out loud.
It allows them to spell effortlessly so they can put their energy into composing what they write.
‘Sound-blending’ describes how children learn to join sounds together to make words. This video will help you support your child to practise sound-blending at home.
Why Read to Your Child?
Reading to your child is one of the most valuable things you can do as a parent to ensure their well-being. Find out about the benefits of reading to your child.
Ten Things to Think About
Watch this short video about the 10 things to think about when you read to your child.
Reading the Digraphs
Some sounds taught in Read Write Inc. Phonics are made up of two letters, e.g. ‘sh’ – these are called ‘digraphs’. Find out how to help your child read the digraphs at home.
Phonics Screening Check
This is a short, simple test taken by Year 1 children in June to assess their reading ability. Parents can watch the short video to find out what happens during the check and why it’s useful.
This video explains how to use the sound frieze, to help your child to remember the sounds and corresponding pictures found in Read Write Inc. Phonics.
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Planning Your Visit
A car park for school visitors is located via the Eaves Lane entrance. You can use the school postcode, ST2 9AS for your Sat Nav. Please note the school car park gets very busy at the beginning and end of the school day and no car is to be parked on double yellow lines as this causes congestion problems.
Thank you and enjoy your visit.