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English

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 also have access to timtabled reading intervention using the highly effective Lexia Core5 program of study.