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Phonics Screening Test 2013

The DfE have confirmed that the phonics screening check will be administered during the week commencing 17 June 2013. We will be publishing more posts this week that explain how the test is administered, the results from last year, some … Continue reading

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8 Tips for Reading Homework

Reading homework can be stressful! This is great advice from great colleagues, Clare and Martin Rimmer, at Kip McGrath Lisburn. As busy parents themselves they understand the time issues involved and the potential for stressful situations. As a father of … Continue reading

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Five Tips to get Kids Reading

Five Tips to get Kids Reading. Some really straightforward tips from Sarah at Kip McGrath Tonbridge. I really like point 3, the impact for children seeing their parents read is huge, especially for boys seeing their dad’s reading. Our two … Continue reading

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Phonics Screening Check Scores

Like many parents in my situation (Year 1 son involved in the first year of the process) I continue to be somewhat mystified by the Government (not schools, I realise the teachers I talk to are in broadly the same … Continue reading

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What was your favourite book in childhood?

Following on from a reblog yesterday about the positive impact of letting pupils choose books to read rather than be pushed into reading I started thinking about the books I enjoyed growing up. At school as an early reader I … Continue reading

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