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The strategies used to improve literacy at Beattock Primary

This page sets out the different approaches that are used at Beattock Primary to help pupils with their handwriting, reading and spelling.

Included on this page is advice on the ways that we teach these things, plus some links to useful websites and guides.

This advice and range of strategies will hopefully prove useful for parents when helping your son or daughter improve their literacy skills.

Link: Spellingcity

File icon: pdf Handwriting [pdf 53KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Parent Teacher Guide - Jolly Phonics [pdf 1MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Phonics - A4 Cards [pdf 226KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Phonics - Research on synthetic phonics [pdf 249KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Paired or Shared Reading for parents [pdf 44KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf The Most Commonly Used English Words [pdf 57KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Common words explained [pdf 53KB] Click to download