At Raunds Park Infant School, our expectation is that children read at home at least 5 times per week.
We ask that reading at home is indicated by a signature and date in the children's blue home-school reading record. Comments and questions can also be recorded in this book. We want reading to be something that children enjoy so please make the session with your child a positive and happy experience.
In Reception, the children are given a blending bag and a sound book so that they can become confident with recognising sounds and early blending.
When each child is ready they are then given a reading book to take home.
In Years 1 and 2, children are expected to read frequently at home. Reading books are generally changed on a Monday and Friday. They are not changed every day as we believe it is essential that books are looked at in depth and the repetition assists children in developing sight vocabulary in addition to word patterns.
To support reading skills the child can:
It is also important that children read a variety of books and not just their school reading book.
Please follow the link below to access lists of age-appropriate and recommended books for children. If you purchase any books from the Love Reading 4 Schools website, the school will receive 5% of the total. You may need to set up a parent account to access the lists, this is simple and free to do.