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Reading schemes and phonics teaching at Hillshott

 

To help them become confident readers children can choose from a range of books graded into difficulty levels using the book banded system. The reading schemes that they can choose a book from are-

 

Collins Big Cat

Dandelion Readers

Rigby Rockets

Storyworlds

Oxford Reading Tree – including Biff and Chip stories, Project X, Fireflies, Snap Dragons, Songbirds, Treetops, and Traditional Tales.

Ginn 360

New Way

Heineman Sunshine Spirals

Usborne Readers

Macmillan Lets Read

 

Children at Hillshott are systematically taught phonics using the “Letters and Sounds” scheme which is combined with the Jolly Phonics program in the Foundation Stage and continued as needed to support children through key stage 1.

 

All children are encouraged to enjoy reading and the process of learning to become fluent readers, in addition to learning their phonics skills they are also supported with learning to read in other age appropriate ways.

Foundation stage curriculum information

The information below explains the approach taken to teaching different curriculum areas. More detailed information about the topics and themes being taught in each year group is given on the class pages. Click on the link below to find out more by looking at the weekly overviews and curriculum planning for the half term.

Each subject also has a summary of key teaching approaches listed below on this page.

Key stage 1 curriculum information

The information below explains the approach taken to teaching different curriculum areas. More detailed information about the topics and themes being taught in each year group is given on the class pages, click on the link below to find out more.

Each subject also has a summary of key teaching approaches listed below on this page.

Physical Education information
Click on the link below to find out more about the teaching of Physical Education at Hillshott.
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