At St John and St Francis Church School, we aim for every child to make progress through fostering a love of reading. We do this through our agreed reading offer for all children:
Reading for pleasure – Children can enjoy reading purely for reading’s sake by:
Range of texts – Children are encouraged to explore a range of genres, authors and complexity of texts by:
Shared reading – Children have opportunities to share texts, talk about books, read to others and be read to.
Active engagement – Children engage with texts through drama, role play, models, film by:
Positive role models – Adults engage in reading themselves and talk about the books they have read
Daily reading experiences – All children and adults have an exposure to a reading-based activity for 20-30 minutes every day: