Westbury Infant School have introduced Read Write Inc. to help pupils with their reading, literacy and phonics.
Reading opens the door to learning. A child who reads a lot will become a good reader. A good reader will be able to read more challenging material. A child who reads challenging material is a child who will learn. The more a child learns, the more he or she will want to find out.
Using RWI, the children learn to read effortlessly so that they can put all their energy into comprehending what they read. It also allows them to spell effortlessly so that they can put all their energy into composing what they write.
When using RWI to read the children will:
When using RWI to write the children will:
On the side of this page you will find helpful information on how you can support your child at home.
Below is a link to a video clip which shows the programme in action and explains everything, especially ‘Fred talk’ and a link to the Read Write Inc. Parents Page.