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Reading Statement of Intent                                                                                                                      

Reading has a pivotal place in education because all the skills of language are essential to participating fully as a member of society. At Pinders Primary School, we aim to develop pupils’ reading and vocabulary skills as these are integral aspects of the teaching of every subject. Reading is both a subject in its own right and the medium for teaching; for pupils, understanding the language provides access to the whole curriculum. Fluency in the Reading is an essential foundation for success in all subjects


It is our intent at Pinders Primary School to provide pupils with a high-quality education in Reading that will teach pupils to read  fluently so that they can communicate their ideas and emotions to others effectively. With regards to Reading, phonics will be emphasised in the early teaching of reading to beginners when they start school. We intend to encourage all pupils to read widely across both fiction and non-fiction to develop their knowledge of themselves and the world in which they live, to establish an appreciation and love of reading, to gain knowledge across the curriculum and develop their comprehension skills. It is our intention to ensure that, by the end of their primary education, all pupils are able to read fluently, and with confidence, in any subject in their forthcoming secondary education.


English Subject Curriculum Intent Overview:

  • To build an English curriculum which develops learning and results in the acquisition of knowledge and skills.
  • To build a curriculum which develops a love of reading.          
  • To provide opportunities across all curricular areas for the development and application of reading skills. 




Reading Policies and documentation