At Deeplish Primary Academy, all staff recognise the importance of reading, whether it be reading for pleasure or to enable children to fully access all aspects of the curriculum.
Therefore all children in our academy are entitled to an education which gives high priority to the development of reading skills, both as a means of raising achievement as well as enabling children to become confident and independent learners.
At Deeplish, a wide variety of strategies are employed to help children read for meaning and make sense of the written text. A positive attitude towards reading is also encouraged to promote the concept of reading as a life-long pleasure.
Opportunities are therefore provided for: