Reading at home
At St. Luke's we encourage children to read daily at home. Children are sent home ability appropriate books, for younger children this is closely linked to their phonic knowledge and for older children we encourage them to choose books they would like to read.
Younger children should read aloud to an adult whereas older children should do a mixture of reading aloud and quiet independent reading. We encourage parents to ask children questions about what they have read, below are some suggested ideas:
We also offer a range of workshops for parents. These are held during the school day and give parents the opportunity to learn about how reading and phonics is taught at St. Luke's. Below are copies of the presentations we have given: