North Tawton Primary School Reading Curriculum
North Tawton Primary School is determined that every pupil will learn to read, regardless of their background, needs or abilities. All pupils, including the weakest readers, will make sufficient progress to meet or exceed age-related expectations. Teachers will choose stories, poems, rhymes and non-fiction for reading to develop pupils’ vocabulary, language comprehension and the love of reading. Pupils will be familiar with and enjoy listening to a wide range of stories, poems, rhymes and non-fiction.
Throughout their time at North Tawton Primary School, children will learn to
North Tawton’s phonics programme, Read Write Inc, matches or exceeds the expectations of the national curriculum and the early learning goals. We have clear expectations of pupils’ phonics progress term-by-term, from Reception to Year 2. The sequence of reading books shows a cumulative progression in phonics knowledge that is matched closely to the school’s phonics programme. Teachers give pupils sufficient practice in reading and re-reading books that match the grapheme-phoneme correspondences they know, both at school and at home. Reading, including the teaching of systematic, synthetic phonics, is taught through Read Write Inc from the beginning of Reception.
Find more information about Read Write Inc here www.ruthmiskin.com
North Tawton Primary School Writing Curriculum
North Tawton Primary School is determined that every pupil will be able to confidently communicate their knowledge, ideas and emotions through their writing and also write for pleasure regardless of their background, needs or abilities. The majority of pupils will make sufficient progress to meet or exceed age-related expectations. Teachers will choose high quality stories, poems, rhymes and non-fiction texts as models for their own writing and develop pupils’ vocabulary, understanding of grammar in context and familiarity with spelling patterns.
To this end a writer from North Tawton Primary School will