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At St Charles’ we see reading as the key skill to academic success and provide a literacy rich environment to inspire children.
We want all children to leave our school as fluent and confident readers with a lifelong love of reading.

Following the Vipers strategy for improving reading, please see below for our school reading curriculum statement.

Reading Curriculum Statement

Across all year groups, we teach a structured and well sequenced curriculum which helps children in their reading journey from the foundations and the building blocks to become fluent readers.

1. Progression in vocabulary

2. Progression in inference

3. Progression in prediction

4. Progression in explanation

5. Progression in retrieval

6.Progression in summary and sequencing