Read Write Inc

We use the highly successful Read Write Inc. Phonics programme to teach our children to read, write and spell and all of our staff are trained. Ruth Miskin Training recognise us for teaching the Read Write Inc. programmes with fidelity and passion – we know what it takes to make literacy pleasurable and rewarding for our children. This badge recognises that we:

  • Raise standards in reading and writing for our children
  • Are all expertly trained by Ruth Miskin Training
  • Gain the latest programme updates through regular visits from our Ruth Miskin trainer
  • Release our reading leaders to ensure our high standards are maintained

The teaching of sounds begins within the first couple of weeks as children start with us in Reception. Children across KS1 are taught in streamed groups so that they can focus on the sounds they need to learn next. We are extremely proud of our achievements in Phonics and especially our Phonics Screening Check results in Year 1. In June 2019, 94% of our children achieved the expected standard and are therefore well equipped to become more confident and fluent as they move into Year 2.

Once children have completed the Read Write Inc. programme, they move onto Language and Literacy which aims to further develop their comprehension skills to a much deeper level. 


If you would like any more information, please do not hesitate to contact Miss M Bailey at mbailey@ridgeway.derby.sch.uk. You could also visit the Ruth Miskin Training website at: http://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/parents/