All children at Alston Primary School will learn to read with accuracy and fluency, regardless of their background, needs or abilities.
All pupils will successfully pass the phonics screening check ensuring that all children have learnt phonic decoding to the expected standard.
Daily RWI in Reception and Year 1.
1 to 1 tutoring targeting unique gaps in the lowest, slowest progress children (Years R to 4).
Coaching for all reading tutors, delivered daily, by the reading leader.
Masterclass coaching sessions, delivered weekly, by the reading leader.
Development days with RWI consultant – monthly/half termly.
Half termly assessments to assess children’s phonics and reading ability.
Year 1 PSC assessments (Nov, Feb, May)
Story time (daily) to embed pleasure for read and a love of books across the whole school.
All pupils including the weakest readers make sufficient progress to meet or exceed ARE. (See RWI expectations grid).
Improved quality of the teaching of Phonics and reading by all adults (evidence through coaching, LWs, observations, development days and assessments/data)
Increase in the % of children who achieve ‘expected’ in the Reading and Writing ELGs at the end of the Reception year.
Increase in the % of children who pass the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check.
Increase in the % of the Year 2 children who re-take the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check.
Increase in the % of children achieving ARE in Reading and Writing at the end of Key Stage 1.
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