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English Resources

We place a really high emphasis on English at Leeming; confident readers and writers unlock a vast array of other learning. Please read with your children every day - this is one of the best ways to see their skills increase in all subjects!

Below are a number of resources to support your child's learning with English.

Our Reading Approach

We have recently revised our approach to reading, and have included details, for all year groups, in the information booklet below. 

Reading to Learn at Leeming

 

Phonics

We follow the 'Letters and Sounds' scheme of work for our teaching of Phonics. This comprehensive programme details the progression through the sounds, and how to teach their acquisition, both in terms of speaking, reading and writing. 

The full document, including the organisation of learning into the 'Phases' can be found here:

Letters and Sounds

The practice of phonics involves pronouncing sounds in a certain way. To support parents with this, please see the video below:

Phonics - How to Pronounce Pure Sounds Video

 

Top Tips and Resources

Below are a series of fun ideas, top tips, and creative ways to support your child(ren) with reading at home. 

Top Reading Tips

Reading is Magic (1)

Reading is Magic (2)

Reading at home reception

Reading letter KS1

Reading letter KS2

 

Spelling

Strategies for learning spellings

Fun Ideas for Parents to support spelling

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