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Literacy

Information about reading schemes, along with information on how to help children with reading at home can be found within the tabs of this page.

Please also enjoy looking at the Literacy events we have celebrated over the last year.

Our curriculum intent for both reading and writing outline how these subjects are taught in school.

If you require any further information, please speak to your child’s class teacher.

Literacy Blog 

100 Books to Read in Years 5/6

We strongly believe that all children should experience high quality books that enhance literacy skills and inspire them to read. We aim for children to develop a love of reading and this will help motivate them to write. To help with this we are sharing a fabulous...

100 Books to Read in Years 3/4

We strongly believe that all children should experience high quality books that enhance literacy skills and inspire them to read. We aim for children to develop a love of reading and this will help motivate them to write. To help with this we are sharing a fabulous...

100 Books to Read in KS1

We strongly believe that all children should experience high quality books that enhance literacy skills and inspire them to read. We aim for children to develop a love of reading and this will help motivate them to write. To help with this we are sharing a fabulous...

Reading Schemes and Phonics

At Gargrave Primary School we follow the letters and sounds order for teaching phonics and this is supported by an ICT package – Nessy. In Key Stage 1 our reading schemes include Rising Stars, Big Cat Phonics Letters and Sounds and Jelly & Bean.   In Key Stage 2...

Helping your child with reading KS1

Asking children questions about what they have read is essential to ensure they become confident, fluent readers that are able to read age appropriate texts. Below are some suggested questions you can use when reading with your child. Pick 1, 2 or 3 questions each...

Helping your child with reading KS2

Asking children questions about what they have read is essential to ensure they become confident, fluent readers that are able to read age appropriate texts. Below are some suggested questions you can use when reading with your child. Pick 1, 2 or 3 questions each...

World Book Day 2019

Well done to everyone who dressed up as a character from a book for World Book Day. There were some fabulous costumes this year and selecting a winner from each class was a very difficult task!   The winners: Apple – Alice as Sophie from Sophie’s Snail by Dick...

500 Word Story Competition – March 2019

500 Word Story Competition – March 2019

Well done to all the children that entered our 500 word short story competition. We enjoyed reading all of the entries, there were many super stories.  The winners received a book.Apple ClassJosie Ash ClassElsieWillow ClassHenrySycamore ClassMontyOak ClassHarry