Press Release: Ruth Miskin Training awarded funding from TLIF

Press Release: Ruth Miskin Training awarded funding from TLIF

Ruth Miskin Training has been awarded funding through the Teaching and Leadership Innovation Fund to develop leadership and strong teaching of phonics and early reading in 72 schools.

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Disadvantaged primary pupils close the gap

Disadvantaged primary pupils close the gap

The BBC report that more disadvantaged children are entering secondary with age expected levels of attainment, with two-thirds of pupils (67%) on free school meals gained a Level 4 in reading, writing and maths this year - up four percentage points on 2013.

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Nick Gibb: There’s no excuse for kids leaving primary school unable to read

Nick Gibb: There’s no excuse for kids leaving primary school unable to read

Nick Gibb outlines the rationale and success of the phonics screening check in a recent article for The Guardian. He draws attention to Newham, a Local Authority that uses Read Write Inc. Phonics in many of its schools.

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Research findings - the 'Reading Divide'

Research findings - the 'Reading Divide'

A nationwide reading habits study reveals worrying indications that the UK is divided in two.

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Literacy and Language shortlisted for an Education Resources Awards (ERA)

Literacy and Language shortlisted for an Education Resources Awards (ERA)

New Read Write Inc. programme shortlisted for ‘Best Primary Resource or Equipment - involving ICT’.

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Fresh Start success in Scotland

Fresh Start success in Scotland

Edinburgh News article highlights the successful introduction of Fresh Start.

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Read Write Inc. model school rated outstanding

Read Write Inc. model school rated outstanding

Five years ago Wistaston Green in Crewe was the eighth worst school in the country, now Ofsted has ruled it is outstanding in every aspect.

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Fewer children reading in spare time, research suggests

Fewer children reading in spare time, research suggests

Fewer children across the UK are reading in their own time and one in five is embarrassed to be caught with a book, a National Literacy Trust survey suggests.

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Parents are urged to keep reading with their children

Parents are urged to keep reading with their children

Parents should continue reading with their children throughout primary school, urges a report.

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ARK Conway is first free school to get an 'outstanding' Ofsted grade

ARK Conway is first free school to get an 'outstanding' Ofsted grade

This Read Write Inc. school’s success is celebrated with an article recognising their achievements in the Evening Standard.

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Crays Hill Primary in Essex, graded good by Ofsted, features on ITV

Crays Hill Primary in Essex, graded good by Ofsted, features on ITV

At Crays Hill Primary School in Essex staff teach literacy by ability, not age. It's a method praised by Ofsted who have rated the school 'good' in every category, with much of the teaching 'outstanding.'

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Early bird catches the words

Early bird catches the words

Read Ruth Miskin's recent article for SEN Magazine. Ruth looks at what schools need to do to ensure all children both learn to read and keep reading.

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