Transforming reading progress for every child
Read Write Inc. was first created by Ruth Miskin in 2002. It is the UK’s leading synthetic phonics programme with the most bespoke phonics professional development.
Read Write Inc. is for children from Reception (P1) to Year 4 (P5), and children with SEND in older year groups.
By adopting Read Write Inc., you will join the 8000 schools that have worked with our 120 expert trainers to ensure progress for every child.
Read Write Inc. is unique in helping children climb to the top of the reading ladder
Developing Read Write Inc. has been our passion for over 20 years. We encourage headteachers to put the teaching of reading at the heart of their schools. We show teachers how to have the knowledge and determination to teach every child, regardless of age, background or need.
Our experienced team shows teachers how to help children climb the higher rungs of the fluency ladder. This is achieved by accelerating reading accuracy and developing comprehension.
The teaching of reading and writing is rigorous, consistent and of the highest quality so that:
- 100% of Year 1 children can reach the expected standard of the Phonics screening check
- teachers know how to teach even the most struggling reader – including older children
- all children develop reading fluency so they can read with comprehension
- all children develop the co-operative behaviour necessary for them to articulate their ideas and understanding
This is why Read Write Inc. schools receive such glowing Ofsted reading deep dives.
Seven steps to success
We commit to helping you gain sustained long-term success, by:
1. Training a reading leader in your school
|Our face to face six day course trains reading leaders to become experts. They learn how to implement weekly practice sessions using our online action-based lessons. This is a fast-track solution for gaining consistency and high-quality teaching – in every lesson.|
|2. Providing bespoke training and support in your school||Our whole-school training and development days raise teachers’ confidence and expectations – and contextualise all our online training and support.
We show teachers how to develop children’s reading – from decoding to fluency, and their writing – from letter formation and spelling to writing their own compositions.
|3. Training tutors who can ensure success for children who need the most support||All children can learn to read. The incremental steps in our Fast Track Tutoring handbook – and demonstrated in the online films – make sure all children achieve success every day – including those who have SEND.|
|4. Introducing rigorous assessment and tracking||Our online assessment and tracking tool helps teachers identify the actions that will make the biggest difference to individual children’s progress, so they can respond immediately.|
|5. Grouping children effectively to ensure maximum progress||We use effective grouping that ensures every child learns at their specific ‘challenge’ level for a full hour every day. (Reception children start with just 20 minutes). It means that no time is wasted.|
|6. Using interactive strategies for the best learning behaviour||Articulating their ideas and understanding engages children throughout every lesson and develops their spoken language and comprehension. Children work with a partner to practise everything they are taught and answer every question together. Routines become predictable and children feel safe.|
|7. Providing extensive support for parents||Parents help their children practise phonics and read storybooks at home. Our virtual classroom has over 850 phonics lessons – from decoding practice to supporting fluency.|
Online subscription session
Find out how our online training and virtual classroom lessons support your staff in becoming expert in the teaching of reading and writing.
Before attending a taster session, please watch this video to find out more about RWI Phonics.
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Special schools: introduction to Read Write Inc.
Find out how Read Write Inc. Phonics and Fresh Start is used in special schools to help all pupils learn to read.