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At Nailsworth C of E Primary school, after safeguarding, reading is our top priority. The Headteacher priorotises reading, staff foster a love of reading and reading and phonic CPD is prioritised with the aim of all staff being experts in early reading.

Subject Intent:


To increase pupils’ prospects by ensuring that all children are fluent, enthusiastic readers. We are determined to ensure that our pupils can speak, read and write fluently so that they can succeed in future life.



Together we rise, we learn, we love, abundantly…

·        To ensure children’s phonic skills are secure as early as possible, as these are essential to developing as a competent, assertive reader.

·        To provide early reading foundations that enable pupils to be enthusiastic readers with a passion and love for storytelling, literature and vocabulary.

·        To ensure that all children learn to read and read to learn.

·        For children to become enthusiastic and motivated readers

·       To immerse children in a range of genres in order to develop cultural capital and provoke thought (Windows and mirrors)

·       To encourage a love of literature and enjoyment of reading

·       Through thorough tracking we ensure that no child is left behind; those few pupils who find learning to read a challenge are supported through rigorous interventions to cater for their needs.



Key Documents

1. Reading at Nailsworth

2. Curriculum Progression Reading

3. Reading Policy 

5. Whole Class Reading Lesson Framework

6. Long Term Planning Documents

Whole School Reading Map 2023-24

7. Knowledge Organisers 

Whole Class Reading

Reading is taught in 30 minute daily whole class reading lessons using VIPERS question stems. 

VIPERS stands for:








Please click the link below for further information:

KS2 Reading Vipers

Useful websites to support our families with reading: 

Together we rise, we learn, we love, abundantly.