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Working with parents to make sure every child is a reader

Reading is a key skill to continue to develop throughout the early and primary years. The resources below will help you as parents to support reading with your children to continue to build and embed their reading skills. We hope they help.

This poster has top tips for creating a reading environment at home for all ages.

Reading aloud to the youngest children is a brilliant way of helping them to improve their own reading skills. Here are some top tips for early years and key stage 1 parents. 

10 Top story times for EYFS and KS1 children suggests some great stories you could access to buy online or look out for in the supermarket.

This has 7 top tips for helping children to read suitable for Y1-Y6.

This comic strip gives ideas for talking about books with children.

We are determined that every child will leave our school being able to read fluently. This prepares them well for the next stage of education and to be successful in life.

Parents play a huge part in supporting the reading journey for their children. The leaflets below will help you to see how reading is taught to children at each stage of their learning journey at Wath Victoria and how you can help.

Please do not hesitate to speak to your child's class teacher if you have an questions about reading in school.

Reading in Foundation Stage - 2, 3 and 4 years old.

Phonics and reading in KS1 - 5-7 years old.

Skill based reading in KS1 - for KS1 children who are secure in the phonics phases.

Reading in Y3 and Y4 - 7-9 years old.

Reading in Y5 and Y6 - 9-11 years old

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