Supporting reading at home
We know reading regularly with your child can make a massive difference to their progress. But it isn’t always easy to fit it in day-to-day, especially at the moment.
Here are some easy ways you can make reading a part of every day:
- Don’t worry about how long you read for. Every minute spent reading makes a bigger difference than you realise!
- Don’t worry about what your children are reading: recipes, cereal packets, catalogues… It’s all useful! Keep books and other reading materials close by.
- Reading to kids of all ages is helpful. If your child isn’t reading by themselves yet, read with them.
- Ask lots of questions: Who, what, where, when and why and ask them to summarise when you’ve finished.
Find out how our teachers got into reading here:
Some of our teachers have been busy recording themselves reading a favourite book or poem. Look out for these on our year group noticeboards or the Nursery and Reception Instagram accounts over the coming weeks.