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Phonics -Read Write inc

Phonics at Millfield Primary


Within Millfield we use the Ruth Miskin Read Write Inc programme as a framework for our Phonics teaching.


This programme is a systematic and lively way of teaching phonics.  Sounds are not taught on their own, as the children learn different sounds they use them for blending and segmenting enabling them to read and spell more words.


Within Reception our current practice uses the programme in its entirety, creating the foundation for early reading and writing skills.  Years One and Two adapt the programme to allow the teaching of phonics to run alongside the teaching of English.


Over the years, and with increased experience we have learnt to adapt the programme to suit the needs of our children and the teachers and staff take ownership of their groups planning, teaching and assessment creating a programme tailored to your child’s current level.


Regular assessments allow us to ensure children are in the correct group for their current needs and also enables identification of children who may require specific intervention.


We aim to make each session as engaging and enjoyable as possible allowing children of all levels to make progress and succeed.


If you would like further information upon the Read, Write Inc programme simply refer to the link below:




We will be welcoming back more pupils returning to school from Monday 29th June with 2 bubbles of Year 1 and Year 5.............We will now have 45% of our pupils back in school but have run out of rooms and staff!.............The school continues to remain open as usual to vulnerable children and children of key workers in Years 2-4 (places are limited) - to book a place please contact the school office via or use the contact form on this website .............Take a look at our Noticeboard to see the activities the children in school have been getting up to.....................Please see the class pages on this website for home based learning activities each day...........................Would you like to work at Millfield? ...Check out our vacancies in the 'About Us' section...........