At Westcliffe Primary School we use the Read Write Inc (RWI) programme to enable children to become successful readers as quickly as possible. RWI is a method of learning to read and write using phonics. Using RWI, the children learn to read effortlessly so that they can put all their energy into understanding what they read. It also allows them to spell effortlessly so that they can put all their energy into composing what they write. When using RWI to read the children will:
When using RWI to write the children will:
Below is a link to ‘Practical and effective advice for parents’ with lots of good ideas about how you can support your child including, on the second page, a guide to pronunciation.
If you have any queries or would like to discuss our phonics programme further, please do not hesitate to contact your child's Key Stage 1 teacher.