Learning Sounds through Read Write Inc.
Children from Nursery to Year 2 learn sounds through Read Write Inc. Each child is grouped according to their reading ability and read texts they can access, allowing them to gain confidence and competence in reading.
We assess the children regularly and make changes throughout the term, making sure the children are being challenged appropriately in their group.
As well as learning to read and blend real words, children will have plenty of opportunities to apply their sound recognition skills on reading ‘Nonsense Words’ like those shown in the example below.
The culture of our DNA at Pennoweth also aids and supports the teaching of Phonics.
The structure of the lessons and the continuity of the scheme ensures that our children always feel safe and comfortable. They are encouraged to take risks and see mistakes within their learning as stepping stones. Specific groupings ensure that each child is included in every lesson and the help and support they receive from their adults and peers ensure that they feel loved. They are able to be responsible for their own learning, use their phonics resources to work independently and ask for help when they need it to enable them to progress further. The children are engaged and motivated in their learning. They can absorb new knowledge in small steps and the greater depth thinking ensures that all children are sufficiently challenged. Finally, our children are ready. Ready to be independent, secure learners who can be resilient and apply their knowledge in different situations and contexts.
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