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12/05/21

We loved our parachute games at lunchtime today 💕 https://t.co/0ZX8UOwh1j

19/04/21

Year 5 have made some brilliant bird boxes for their Easter DT project! https://t.co/OTnL2qr68O

12/03/21

A massive thank you to and for "visiting" HFSP this week - nothing beats meeting and talking to an author about their experiences to inspire our own reading and writing! https://t.co/wxpMcXarDp

12/03/21

Happy belated World Book Day 2021 from HFSP! (2/2) https://t.co/NnfG3CrVsY

12/03/21

Happy belated World Book Day 2021 from HFSP! (1/2) https://t.co/VFrWSeGqtx

08/03/21

Year 4 Meet the Author - Jenny Pearson 📚 https://t.co/ikLIwiepkm

08/03/21

Welcome back KS2 👨‍💻 ✍️ 😃 https://t.co/Lm5DMBMyqO

08/03/21

Welcome back Key Stage 1 📚 🧮 https://t.co/oDlDLZPaEW

08/03/21

Welcome back Early Years 🦕 🦖 https://t.co/rd1NtggzjU

04/03/21

Happy world book day! Look at our amazing crayons 🖍 📚 https://t.co/W8S4WayFsf

26/02/21

The final push! One-to-one Phonics tutoring for our pupils learning online. https://t.co/b9rHt8oB7E

24/02/21

How does a holiday to Mount Etna sound? Year 4 learning about volcanoes in Geography. https://t.co/tCHRatC5lP

12/02/21

Year 4 carrying out a Science experiment learning about the harmful effects certain liquids can have on our teeth. science https://t.co/iD2jilnPSD

11/02/21

Porridge making in Agra Deedy https://t.co/BXTSyBaVV2

11/02/21

Reception are getting ready for Chinese New Year 🧧 🍜 https://t.co/z8vdxN7VxF

11/02/21

Securing those number bonds 🧮 https://t.co/4AG0r09qt2

09/02/21

Key Stage One took part in their Speech Bubbles session today. Children from home and from school participated 🙂 https://t.co/WbiYu9W07X

01/02/21

Year 4 have created their very own Roman God Trump cards this week! Who’s the strongest? 💪 https://t.co/qQVrim5pRn

22/01/21

Year 4 have created some fantastic diagrams of the digestive system for Science! https://t.co/2hUQr0PnuR

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Read Write Inc/Phonics

Phonics

At Harris Free School Peckham, we want our children to become confident speakers, readers and writers. We want them to develop a passion for learning and we are determined that every child acquires the skills and knowledge for success in Literacy.

We follow the Read Write Inc phonics scheme which RWIhelps all children learn to read fluently and at speed so they can focuson developing their skills in comprehension, vocabulary and spelling.

How is phonics taught?

Letter-sound correspondence is taught through a highly structured synthetic phonic approach. In Reception, Year 1 and Year 2, children have daily phonic sessions that support them to recognise letters, understand the sound they make and blend these sounds together to create words. Sessions are taught in small groups by skilled phonics teachers where reading and spelling strategies are taught, modelled and repeated.  Children read staged books with strongly patterned language and picture cues.

Alongside these sessions, children learn to instantly recognise the most common words in the English HFWlanguage. These are known as ‘high frequency words’ or ‘tricky words’.  Children must learn these from memory. 

Reading

The children:

  • learn 44 sounds and the corresponding letters/letter groups using simple picture prompts
  • read from a range of storybooks and non-fictions books matched to their phonic knowledge
  • develop comprehension skills in stories by answering 'Find It' and 'Prove It' discussion questions

RWI table 1

Writing

The children:

  • learn to write and form the letters/letter groups which represent the 44 sounds with the help of fun phrases
  • learn to build sentences by practising sentences out loud before they write.

   RWI table 2

The Read, Write Inc scheme sees the children progress through sets. We assess the children regularly and provide interventions for children who need extra support.