As we are unable to invite you in to school, as we normally would, for our reading workshop, we have recorded a presentation instead to help you understand how we teach reading in EYFS. We hope you find it useful. Reading Book Bags to follow, thanks to our fundraising efforts and Mrs Tracey White!
Here is the Pure sounds video…
And here is our reading presentation
Free Phonics Lessons for Parents
We Love To Read…
… and we love to talk about it! We believe that all children should have a voice at Birkwood; here are some examples of Children’s Voice on display across school.
Rationale for Changing Reading Books
Information for parents/carers about the importance of re-reading a text and how we change reading books at Birkwood Primary School.
Reading Areas in Lower Key Stage 2
Reading Areas in Upper Key Stage 2
Supporting Your Child With Reading
At Birkwood, we see reading as a hugely important skill. This PowerPoint has information about how important reading is, what we do in school and how to support at home.
Our Amazing Reading Areas in KS1
Our children in the Bees, Butterflies and Foxes all have beautiful spaces where they can enjoy reading a good book!
Our Wonderful Reading Opportunities in EYFS
There are so many opportunities for children to read in the Daisies, Sunflowers and Daffodils.
Supporting Early Reading
Here is a PowerPoint for parents/carers in the Sunflowers and Daffodils to show the importance of early reading and how to support at home.
Resource to Support Reading Comprehension
More information to help with the development of your child’s comprehension skills.