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For English learning, the school uses text types alongside the ‘Wordsmith’ and ‘Grammar and Spelling Bug’ schemes in order to allow opportunities for all children to develop appropriate literacy skills.

At Wells Park, reading skills begin with synthetic phonics as outlined in our Reading Strategy (below). In addition to phonics sessions, each child reads and talks to an adult about their reading on a daily basis. Children are also expected to read each week as part of their home learning