Reading is far and away the most important thing to practice. It is a vital skill that supports children's learning and understanding in all areas. Please take the time to read to or with your child every day and talk to them about the books they read.
Home Reading Books
Children will be given new home reading books every Monday. These books should be kept at home until the following Monday, when they can be changed. Returned books are kept to one side for at least 72 hours and then returned to our book corners ready to be enjoyed again.
In addition to books, we also use the Bug Club website. This has a wide range of books targeted at specific phonic phases and reading abilities. Children should read at least one BugClub book each week, carefully answering the questions as they go along.
Free Audiobooks on Audible
At the start of lockdown, Audible made a range of their books available for free. There are lots of books there to listen to, including books in a range of different languages.
In Purple Mash, you will find the Serial Mash option. This has a large selection of stories arranged in age groups.
Each story also has lots of activities to go with it.