Highfield uses a number of reading scheme books, including decodable texts to support your child in learning to read. These schemes are used until your child is reading and comprehending confidently - this is usually in to Key Stage Two but can sometimes be sooner for children who are able readers. We do not rely solely on one scheme and choose books that we feel will be inviting for children and will lay the foundations for a love of reading for life.
Reading Schemes used at Highfield include:
Oxford Reading Tree - Traditional Tales, Biff, Chip and Kipper Stories, Songbirds, Floppy Phonics, Project X, Project X Code, Treetops, Fireflies, All Stars,
Pearson - Phonics Bug
Project X Code books are used for reading interventions and the majority of our guided texts are Phonics Bug. We also use Oxford Owl e-books which are from the Oxford University Press Series.
Highfield follows the Letters and Sounds programme for phonics with additional strategies from a wide range of online and book based materials to supplement teaching and the children's interests.