Sounds-Write would like to pay tribute to all the schools, wherever they are, who managed to achieve over 90% of children passing the Phonics Screening Check threshold of 32/40. I am particularly proud of the following Sounds-Write schools that have sent their results to us to make public. Well done to: St George’s Church of… Continue reading Phonics Screening Check – results from seven Sounds-Write schools
Why is it that some schools are able to successfully teach every child to read but the majority still don’t? This was the question posed by Dr Derrie Clark in an interview with Jan Hilary, who was until recently head of St George’s C. of E. Primary School in Wandsworth, when they met at this year’s Reading Reform Foundation conference. You… Continue reading Jan Hilary, head teacher extraordinaire!
Here are the SATs results from three schools that have implemented Sounds~Write. What is really impressive about these results is that they all have very good results at Level 5. The head teacher of one of these schools I was talking to this morning was nonplussed about the fact that even when some schools do… Continue reading Now you know why we called it Sounds-Write!
Now the dust has begun to settle after the phonics screening check, three schools have sent me this year’s results. First up is Pinchmill Lower, where, like last year, 100% of the children got between 32 and 40. Well done to head teacher Vanessa Coleman and to her staff. Next is Fishburn Primary School in Durham and… Continue reading Phonics screening check – results from three schools
In the last couple of years, St George’s CE Primary School in Wandsworth, of phonics screening fame, have welcomed into their school two pupils from different parts of the world who arrived without any English. St George’s CEPS scores again! What is remarkable about the education the school is offering under the leadership of head… Continue reading St George’s CEPS scores again!