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Phonics and Reading Schemes

Our aim at Ormesby Primary School is that all children have a love and enjoyment of reading. We develop their reading skills by encouraging a language rich environment, surrounded by familiar books and by teaching a daily phonics lesson following the ‘Read Write Inc’ phonics scheme.

In July 2019, 76% of our Year 1 children successfully passed the national phonics assessment. By the end of Year 2, 94% of our Year 2 children had also reached the expected standard in Phonics. Whilst there were no Phonics assessments for Year 1 children in 2020 due to the pandemic, in December 2020, 86% of our Year 2 children successfully passed the national phonics assessment. 

In Key Stage 1 and lower Key Stage 2 we use the Oxford Reading Tree reading scheme, augmented by the Tree Tops reading scheme (Oxford University Press).

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