A key element of the Read Write Inc. approach is that practice across the school is completely consistent. This is achieved because the headteacher, all the teachers and teaching assistants, from the Foundation Stage to Year 6 are trained to teach reading. This means that everyone has a shared understanding of the ‘Simple View of Reading’, how letters and sounds in English are related (the alphabetic code), and how to teach all children to read and write.
The Headteacher and the Read Write Inc. manager monitor progress together until every child can read. No child is left behind to struggle.
Ruth Miskin, the creator of the Read Write Inc programme shares her ten top tips for getting started with phonics with these short videos
Videos showing examples of how this is taught can be found at the Read Write Inc. website.