We believe that the importance of developing reading competence cannot be overstated as it is the fundamental facilitator of much learning throughout life. Children must be encouraged to become independent, knowledgeable and reflective readers. High-quality teaching is the key factor in whether or not children learn to read. The practice of teaching systematic phonics successfully should be within the competence of any committed teacher and many teaching assistants. It involves simply the intelligent application of professional skills within an ambitious well-led team.


If a child is unable to read, he/she cannot get on in life.


Please click the link below to access our Reading Policy:

Reading Policy