Phonics & Reading 

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

 

Phonics

Read Write Inc (this is our main phonics scheme)

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

2019 

Year 1 70% at the expected level

Year 2 93% were at expected level after retesting completed

2018

Year 1 82.8% at the expected level

Year 2 100% were at expected level after retesting completed

2017 

Year 1 97% at the expected level

Year 2 100% were at expected level after retesting completed

2016 

Year 1 - 90% at the expected level

 

2015 

Year 1 - 86.2% at the expected level

St James-the-Less Roman Catholic Primary School, Unity Way, Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 8SU

01706 216190

Email: bursar@st-jamesless.lancs.sch.uk