Click the picture to explore the children’s reading journey at Normanby Primary School:
At Normanby Primary School we want children to enjoy reading, develop a love of books and develop the skills needed to read fluently, and with both understanding and confidence. We believe that reading is an important life skill, and we are dedicated to helping pupils become lifelong readers.
When pupils become effective decoders and can read with automaticity, reading stamina and comprehension are developed through Whole Class Reading lessons. High quality books and texts, from a range of genres, are chosen from the school’s reading spine to inspire and engage readers. Reading skills are taught purposely using the VIPERS model of teaching. VIPERS is effective in teaching the following reading skills:
Reading Plus is used in Key Stage 2 to support the effective teaching of reading. It is an online reading programme that teaches silent reading fluency, comprehension and vocabulary using software that meets each pupil’s individual reading level.