Reading

Developing a Reading Community

At East Farleigh we are working hard to develop a community of readers who are hooked on books. There are lots of exciting things happening in school to help us achieve this vision.

We are embracing an exciting new way of teaching reading and have enjoyed sharing this with you in our reading workshops. This approach is called 'Hooked on Books' and is based on the work of Jane Considine. We will continue to update parents as this develops in school.

Our library redevelopment and reading area projects are progressing well and we will share photos once these are complete.

Stay tuned for regular updates and information about reading at East Farleigh Primary School. Our parent reading guides will be appearing soon...

If you have any questions about reading please contact your child's teacher or our English Lead Mrs Dyer.

Parent Reading Workshops

We have enjoyed the reading workshops so far. Please keep these dates in your diary. If you were unable to make the workshops, please find the slides below.

Reception Reading Workshop - 30th September, 3.30pm in Reception Class

KS1 (Year 1 and 2) Reading Workshop - 4th November, 3.30pm in the hall

Year 3 and 4 Reading Workshop - 17th October, 3.30pm in the hall

Year 5 and 6 Reading Workshop - 31st October, 3.30pm in the hall

Reading workshops will be hosted by Mrs Dyer and Mrs Clark, and will be interactive for both you and your child. Don't miss out!

Reception Reading Workshop PPT No photos.pdf
KS1 Reading Workshop.pptx
LKS2 Reading Workshop - Final.pptx
UKS2 Reading Workshop - Final...pptx

Parent Reading Guides

Click below for our parent reading guides. These give you some ideas of how to get the best out of reading with your child.

Reception Reading Guide - Website.pdf
Year 1 and 2 Reading Guide - Website.pdf

Year 3, 4, 5 and 6 Reading Guides coming soon!

Useful Resources

The Book Trust has some excellent resources to support reading.

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/

Their 'Great Books Guide' has some wonderful suggestions of quality texts for children of each age range.

booktrust-great-books-guide-2019.pdf