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Teaching Your Child to Read


Want to help your child with learning to read at home?  Please click here for an excellent website which will tell you all you need to know so that you can best support your child at home and which will consolidate work being done in school.


Why not watch some of the tutorials below -




Top Tips for Parents


A series of tips from Ruth Miskin for parents teaching their children to read. 



Parent information: What is Read Write Inc. Phonics?

This video explains: 

  • Why children love learning to read, write and spell using Read Write Inc. Phonics
  • How Read Write Inc. Phonics works in school
  • How parents can help at home

Parent tutorial 2: Storytime at home


The second video in our series of Parent Tutorials explains the importance of Storytime at home, and suggests ten things to think about when you read to your child.

Parent tutorial 3: Preparing to teach your child reading

The third video in our series of Parent Tutorials explains how to prepare to teach your child to read. It explains:

  • The importance of pure sound pronunciation
  • How to introduce your child to the Read Write Inc. pictures and sounds frieze
  • Using 'Fred Talk' to encourage your child to understand how words are made up of sounds.

Parent Tutorial 4: Teaching a Set 1 Sound

Our fourth Parent Tutorial shows you how to teach the first 30 sounds. It includes:

  • Tips on how to get the most out of each teaching session with your child
  • What materials you will need to teach the first 30 sounds
  • Clear, easy to follow steps.