Learning how to read is both a process and a journey; one that can be playfully compared to another important life skill – learning how to swim.
First, we build water confidence by splashing about in puddles and pools, before eventually dipping our toes into the water. After that, we start wading in shallow pools, before learning new strokes to swim. Finally, we’re ready to take the plunge and dive underwater! Inspired by this ‘Swimming’ analogy, ‘Our Phonics & Reading Programme’ spans 7 levels as outlined in the programmes in detail: