'Leaders, staff and governors are strongly committed to pupils' safety and well-being.'
'Staff are united in their committment and ambition for all pupils to do their best.'
Ofsted May 2017
Abbots Way, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 2ES.
Telephone: 01782 694580

Reading & Phonics Schemes

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At Friarswood Primary School, we use a range of text to support and challenge the children with reading.

The main reading schemes which we use are:

Phonics Bug

Oxford Reading Tree

Ginn

Songbirds

We teach Phonics through the 'Letters and Sounds' scheme.

With changes to the new curriculum, we have decided to rearrange our reading scheme books. All of the books we have got are all still relevant but sometimes the colour bands do not match the new phonics phases. When children read to a member of staff, the staff will make sure your child / children bring home reading books appropriate to them. These reading books may be of different colour bands but please do not let this worry you.  Your child’s book will be changed every week. If your child requires a new reading book more often please record any reading done at home in your child’s learning diary / reading record. 

Many thanks

Reception and KS1 Staff

If you have any questions please come and see us.