Reading at Home

 
 
 

Reading at home with our children is one of the most important ways to continue their learning – and one of the most enjoyable! Please use this page to find the benefits of reading with your child at home, as well as some handy links to texts and videos.
“Reading for pleasure has a dramatic impact on educational outcomes, wellbeing and social mobility, and is also a huge pleasure in itself.” – The Book Trust

 

Learn more about the benefits of reading below:

 

 

Reading at Home

Here are some links you may find useful for reading at home with you children.

 

 

How to read with your child at home

See below, videos which provide useful tips and modelling of how to read with your child at home. The videos show an actor reading as if they were reading a book with a child. There are some useful tips and question prompts that can help develop your child’s reading.

 

One Fox by Kate Read (Age 5+)

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House that Once Was (Age 7+)

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The Same Inside (Age 9+)

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What can my child access from home to help with their reading?

 

KS1

For children in KS1, you may also wish to access Oxford Owl. This website has lots of helpful information and resources which link with your child’s reading and learning of phonics in school.
This website also provides information on how to help if your child is a struggling reader and how to develop their comprehension skills from home too.
Click the image below to visit the website.

KS2

Years 4 – 6 have access to Reading Plus, where children have access to appropriate texts to their reading level and the opportunity to practise with their own login at any time. If you are unsure of your child’s log in, please contact their class teacher.

Lexia

Some children in school have access to Lexia, a reading intervention programme to help them progress and develop their reading skills. Each child on Lexia has their own login, please contact your child’s class teacher if you are unsure or require help logging on.