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New lead in English

Discussion in 'Heads of department' started by andrewphipps, Nov 21, 2015.

  1. andrewphipps

    andrewphipps New commenter

    Hi all, I have just been promoted to lead in ENGLISH!!

    can anyone suggest some good handwriting, guided reading, phonics schemes etc for a primary school?

    Who are the best suppliers of resources and books for pupils.
     
  2. jongadd

    jongadd New commenter

    I use this handwriting scheme for general practice

    http://msl-online.net/shop.asp?task=productview&PID=0441

    alongside a cursive font

    http://www.cursivewriting.org/joined-cursive-fonts.html

    I have cheap fountain pens which are used to promote good handwriting which the kids love.

    No nonsense spelling is also very good. Rising stars also do very good assessments.
     
  3. Camokidmommy

    Camokidmommy Established commenter

    Never thought I would say this but... Read Write inc has been very effective as a reading and phonics scheme in ks1 and Reception. We follow the basic structure but are DEFINATELY not as cheesy as we were trained to be!

    Much improvement in pupils.

    Would not do wring aspect, too boring and tedious for me liking.

    Enjoy your new role!
     
  4. markuss

    markuss Occasional commenter

    Ouch! (Spelling error in capital letters.)
     
  5. Camokidmommy

    Camokidmommy Established commenter

    wE carnt all b purfect! o_O
     
  6. Camokidmommy

    Camokidmommy Established commenter

    And u missed 'wring' insted of 'writing'. Picky.:)
     

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