Reading at Oakhurst


‘Hello, everybody! My name is Turner and I am your reading mascot here at Oakhurst Community Primary School. I was designed by one of our pupils to help remind us all of the power and joy of reading a good book. I’ll help you along the way as you grow your knowledge and curiosity in all things reading!

Understanding the Curriculum at a Glance

To help parents and carers to understand the intentimplementationinclusion and impact of phonics and reading throughout the school, we have created these handy documents below.

Phonics at Oakhurst

Reading at Oakhurst

More Information About Our Chosen Schemes



Read Write Inc.

For more information about our chosen, Department for Education (DfE) approved systematic synthetics phonics scheme, please click here.

Ashley Booth’s Key Stage 2 Guided Reading Scheme

For more information about our chosen approach to the teaching of Guided Reading in Key Stage 2, please click here.

Additional resources

Phonics Glossary

For a helpful parent and carer phonics glossary, click here.

Reading Comprehension

For ideas relating to how you can create special storytimes at home by reading to your children and how you can help bolster your children’s comprehension skills through questioning, click here.

How can I find out more?

We are always more than happy to help.

If you have any queries, or you would like to find out more, please use the Enquiry Form found by navigating to the ‘Contact Us‘ tab on the main menu. Alternatively, you can direct your query to and we will put you in contact with the relevant member of staff.