Pupils are encouraged to become confident, enthusiastic, critical and independent readers. They learn to be able to cope with print produced in a variety of forms and for a variety of purposes, and read for information, interest and enjoyment.
During our regular guided reading sessions, pupils learn a range of strategies which will help them to read with meaning, fluency, accuracy and expression.
They are encouraged to read from a wide range of genres, and to analyse texts to identify features and language choices. Guided reading also offers scope for independent reading, drama and a wealth of reading activities geared to develop comprehension skills.
All children have the opportunity to use our learners library, where books are organised according to their level of difficulty; our school library, which has a good range of fiction and non fiction texts, including famous authors, and the local library, Tye Green, which offers a much wider selection of children’s literature.