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When your child can blend, the will take part in storybook lessons in addition to their daily phonics. These lessons use Storybooks and children read with a partner to practice their reading skills. Pupils are assessed regularly so they are always places in the right ability group. Your teacher will let you know what group they are in and send home guidance and books to read at home. 

Read write inc FAQs

Whitstone is a "Read, Write Inc." School.  This a programme for the teaching and development of reading and writing. It starts in pre-school with recognition of sounds and letters and supports children throughout Key stage 1 on their journey to becoming a Free Reader!


I will be sharing information about how we teach and support reading in parent workshops and via information booklets. You can also access useful websites via the link provided here.



Parent video: What is Read Write Inc Phonics

What is Read write inc?