At Chaucer children are taught to read using a phonics based scheme.
The scheme we have to support the teaching of reading in school is The Bug Club. Children take home phonics based reading books from the Reading Rockets range. The guided and home reading books both support the Letters and Sounds curriculum which school follow along with Lancashire County Council planning document.
From year 2 to year 6 children access Accelerated Reader. Children choose from a range of books and complete online comprehension tests. Accelerated Reader accurately tracks reading age, number of words read, range of texts read by individual pupils. The system helps teachers make ongoing assessments of pupils ability to read and understanding what they are reading in order to ensure all children are appropriately challenged.