At Lakey Lane, we are determined that every pupil will learn to read. We are resolute that every pupil will learn to read by the age of 7. Reading is the bedrock to our curriculum because we want every pupil to read widely and to gain a rich knowledge of each subject across the curriculum. We want our pupils’ to become life-long readers who enjoy books and have a desire to read for pleasure.
Our curriculum Key Drivers:
Aspirations – Reading will unlock a world of possibilities allowing children to discover a world they didn’t know existed.
Citizenship – Through reading, a Lakey Lane pupil will develop culturally, emotionally, intellectually, socially and spiritually which will allow them to make a positive difference to society.
Equality – Reading is a right in our world and we will ensure every child is able to read by the age of 7
Lakey Lane Reading Intent based on our 6 school values:
Ambition – The teaching of reading at Lakey Lane will give every child a platform which will allow them to see beyond what they already know.
Self-belief — Through exploring a range of relevant and inspirational role models through stories, our children will have the confidence and desire to achieve their dreams and goals.
Community — Reading will allow our children to develop a sense of belonging and to see the difference that has been made to our society.
Respect — Through the sharing of cultural and social experiences, reading will allow our children to effectively express the views of themselves and others.
Curiosity — Reading at Lakey Lane will give the development of vocabulary every child needs in order to explore, to think critically and to ask questions.
Kindness — At Lakey Lane, reading will allow our children to develop an appreciation of the wider world around them.