St Michael'sChurch of England Primary School

Sandhurst, Berkshire

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Below is a list of recommended reading books per year group. Each class has their own mini library of books as well as use of the school library.



Recommended Reading Lists:

Reading Support Booklets

The booklets are based around the VIPERS programme that is used in school for Guided Reading and Reading Comprehension

V- Vocabulary

I- Infer

P - Predict

E- Explain

R -Retrieve

S - Summarise



Useful websites to help with writing:



A few Jane Considine Super Stacking Sentences videos - suitable for Key Stage 2



Talk for Writing - Pie Corbett




In Ducklings, Year 1 and Year 2 we follow the Phonics Shed Scheme of work for the delivery of phonics which is one of the DfE's validated schemes. This scheme also enables children to access resources and additional assignments at home via the EdShed login page:


Please see the video below which explains how to logon and navigate this resource at home. 


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    Additional, useful websites to practice phonics


    For children with dyslexia



    Useful websites to practice spellings:

    Please look at our Policies Tab for the most recent writing and reading policies and under the Curriculum tab  under English for the English Curriculum overview for each Year Group.