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Phonics and Reading

Phonics and Reading

 

St James the Less uses a variety of resources to teach reading, including the following schemes:

 

Phonics

Read Write Inc

Letters and Sounds

Smart Kids Phonic Resources

 

Reading

Oxford Reading Tree (various series)

Jelly and Bear

All Aboard (Ginn)

Phonics Bugs

 

National Testing at Year 1 and Year 2

 

Children are tested in Year 1 to see if they are at a particular standard by the end of the year.  Those children who were not at the expected standard by the end of Year 1 are retested at the end of Year 2.

 

Results - St James the Less performs well above the national averages

 

2017 -

Year 1 97% at the expected level

 

2016 - 

Year 1 - 90% at the expected level

 

2015 -

Year 1 - 86.2% at the expected level

 

 

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