When the new writing frameworks were released earlier this term, many teachers breathed a sigh of relief. Focusing on ‘ticking the box’ for punctuation and grammatical forms had made encouraging a love of writing challenging.
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Explore how Guided Reading can work in the early years and the beginning of key stage one to ensure that there is a whole school approach that works on the early building blocks of reading, secures understanding, and ultimately develops a love of reading that will last a lifetime.
I don’t remember learning to read, but I do remember where I read: curled up on the top of the bunk bed that I shared with my little sister; wedged between the large dining room table and the radiator; lying on my front on the lounge floor with the fire blazing...
Reading has been high on the list of priorities for many schools since the New Curriculum in 2014; if it wasn't on your school’s radar in 2014 with the increased curriculum standards, it certainly was after the KS2 SATs reading paper in 2016...