Reading and Phonics
At Oakworth, we love reading!
We invited adults from school to join us with our reading club.
Seth 6H, "I liked it when Mrs Mayo came to be my partner - she complimented the snacks we had!"
Connor 6H, "When Miss Layfield came to the club, it made me think more carefully about my answers."
Emma 6H, "I liked working with Miss Robinson because she really helped me."
Sarah 6H, "If Miss Blott wasn't at reading club, I probably wouldn't have been able to do it by myself."
World Book Day Bedtime Stories
Staff enjoyed celebrating the 20th Anniversary of World Book Day
Reading at home
Useful web links
There has been a big shift in the past few years in how we teach reading in school. This is having a huge impact and helping many children learn to read and spell. Phonics is recommended as the first strategy that children should be taught in helping them learn to read. Phonics runs alongside other teaching methods to help children develop vital reading skills and give them a real love of reading – hopefully for life.
Useful websites to help your child
The UK’s largest private archive of old newspapers, Historic Newspapers, stock more than seven million genuine original newspapers in their ever-growing collection.
Looking after the world’s biggest private archive of original newspapers means Historic Newspapers are exceptionally passionate about history.
Best of all, they’ve offered these teaching packs to us which will be available in our school library in September- to help students discover the cause and consequence of historical events.
A newspaper book is a wonderful way to teach children about World War One, as each newspaper is filled with stories from eyewitnesses who were present at the time, making it a pleasurable way to aid learning and engage a pupil’s interest and imagination. The World War One newspaper book can be used to discuss the changing nature of
If you want to find out more about these great resources, visit their website: