1. About training and support

1. About training and support

Effective partner schools

RMT trainers work with literacy specialists to ensure partner schools make the most of the Read Write Inc. Phonics training and support packages to meet these goals:

  • 90%+ Year 1 pupils reach the expected standard of the Phonics Screening Check
  • 100% Year 2 pupils reach the standard of the Phonics Screening Check
  • all pupils develop reading fluency
  • the teaching of reading and writing is rigorous, consistent and of the highest quality
  • leaders keep track of pupils’ reading progress – and act on the data – to ensure long-term success.

10 Headteacher commitments

We offer 25% discount on the Read Write Inc. Phonics training and support packages on the understanding that headteachers in partner schools appoints a reading leader from Key Stage 1 or Reception to:

  1. organise weekly practice sessions using the online subscription
  2. coach teachers during lessons (Reading leaders do not teach their own group)
  3. assess and track pupils’ reading progress every half term
  4. group pupils according to progress
  5. organise for the slowest progress pupils to be tutored for 10 minutes every day
  6. ensure the Read Write Inc. Phonics programme is taught in full for one hour five days a week in Year 1 and above, and 20 minutes rising to 40 minutes a day in Reception
  7. ensure that Read Write Inc. decodable storybooks and Virtual Classroom links are sent home for pupils to practise every week
  8. ensure that eligible pupils complete the whole programme, including pupils in older year groups who are not reading at a level commensurate with their age
  9. work with the designated RMT trainer on Development days/ remote progress meetings
  10. share assessment data with Ruth Miskin Training every term.

Effective partner schools

RMT trainers work with literacy specialists to ensure partner schools make the most of the Read Write Inc. Phonics training and support packages to meet these goals:

  • 90%+ Year 1 pupils reach the expected standard of the Phonics Screening Check
  • 100% Year 2 pupils reach the standard of the Phonics Screening Check
  • all pupils develop reading fluency
  • the teaching of reading and writing is rigorous, consistent and of the highest quality
  • leaders keep track of pupils’ reading progress – and act on the data – to ensure long-term success.

10 Headteacher commitments

We offer 25% discount on the Read Write Inc. Phonics training and support packages on the understanding that headteachers in partner schools appoints a reading leader from Key Stage 1 or Reception to:

  1. organise weekly practice sessions using the online subscription
  2. coach teachers during lessons (Reading leaders do not teach their own group)
  3. assess and track pupils’ reading progress every half term
  4. group pupils according to progress
  5. organise for the slowest progress pupils to be tutored for 10 minutes every day
  6. ensure the Read Write Inc. Phonics programme is taught in full for one hour five days a week in Year 1 and above, and 20 minutes rising to 40 minutes a day in Reception
  7. ensure that Read Write Inc. decodable storybooks and Virtual Classroom links are sent home for pupils to practise every week
  8. ensure that eligible pupils complete the whole programme, including pupils in older year groups who are not reading at a level commensurate with their age
  9. work with the designated RMT trainer on Development days/ remote progress meetings
  10. share assessment data with Ruth Miskin Training every term.

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