We place a very high priority on the teaching of reading at Robert Mellors. Please click on the documents below for information about Reading and how you can help your child.

How We Teach Reading At Robert Mellors Primary Academy

How to Help your Child when they are Reading

Guided Reading Useful PromptsReading Leaflet 2022 (1)

Recommended Reads!!

Our specially curated list of ‘recommended reads’ has been put together to encourage children to read a wide range of texts. Why not have a look through these lists with your child to help you choose a book that we think they would enjoy.

Recommended Reads For Home

Age related expectations

Reading Expectation at the End of Key Stage One

Age-Related Expectations for Year 3 and 4

Age-Related Expectations for Year 5 and 6

Events and activities to encourage and support reading

Scholastic Leaflet goes out to parents twice a year.

Reading Challenge for all pupils where children are able to receive free books for the amount of reading they do at home.

Regular second hand book sales and book swaps.

Visits from authors.

Every child receives a book at Christmas.

Visits to the local library.

Useful Links

Oxford Owl
Fun Brain

Words For Life
TVO Kids
Children’s Library
BBC Bitesize