What does reading look like at St. Anne's?
In EYFS and KS1 we teach early reading using the Read Write Inc. scheme, which gets pupils off to a flying start! Click on the image below to find out more.
As pupils progress into Year 2 and beyond, they are encouraged to take an active role in their reading learning through reading a range of high quality texts in Reciprocal Reading Sessions. Supported by their teachers, pupils take on the roles of questioner, clarifier, summariser and predictor.
Year 6 leading their own Reciprocal Reading Session
"Reciprocal reading helps me learn skills that you’ll need when you’re older, like asking questions "– Ruby Y4
"I love reciprocal reading. I love the roles. It helps you speak more" – Olivia Y5
"Reciprocal reading helps you to stand out a bit and makes you feel important." – Charlie Y6
"If you're shy, reciprocal reading gives you a chance to speak out." - Skye Y5
At St. Anne's we want each pupil to love reading! Reading is given a high profile within in our school: each class enjoys time listening to a story at the end of the day, each week, we have a "Reader of the Week" awarded to each class and we have author visits and theatre companies in to support us promote that love of reading.
St. Anne's Gets Caught Reading
May is "Get Caught Reading Month". We love to read at St. Anne's. Even lock-down doesn't stop us. Look where we caught our pupils and staff reading this year...