Here at Star of the Sea Catholic Primary School, we believe that reading is central to a child's understanding of the school curriculum and is of vital importance in life. Fluent readers can access a full range of life experiences and can enjoy an amazing breadth of genres and writers.
At Star of the Sea, we aim to develop a love and appreciation of reading which will stay with the children for life. We achieve this through careful planning and teaching. We also encourage daily reading in all classes and put time aside each day to enjoy a shared read together. Our guided reading sessions are based around multiple genres and interests to not only broaden the children's experiences but to also encourage reading of all styles, from classical literature and poetry to non fiction and graphic novels. Reading is initially taught through Read, Write, Inc. phonics. Please see our phonics page for more information
It is our aim that all children will:
Please see below for the end of year expectations in reading.