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22/01/22

Retweeted From Shaun Garrett

Our Bench of Hope has arrived. It was great to be one of the first to visit The Bench. The inscription on the bench is a powerful statement. https://t.co/u21xAGf7ka

14/01/22

Is your child due to start Nursery in September 2022? The closing date for September 2022 Nursery admissions is Friday 15th January. Please follow the link below to our Nursery Admissions page for more information on how to apply:https://t.co/lBP9rdPlmM https://t.co/eVXmSSWXg9

17/12/21

Wishing all our children, staff, parents and carers a happy and peaceful Christmas. Have a lovely holiday and see you all in January! 🎄🎄 https://t.co/3L1Jhhwydj

17/12/21

Assemblies were held at Pine Ridge & Lorraine this morning to draw & announce the winners of the Christmas Fayre Hamper, Toy and Sweet Raffles. Congratulations to all our prize winners! 🎄🎄https://t.co/lhcgYh6eFv

09/12/21

The children have loved their fab Maths Week! It was an inspirational week during which the children engaged with a wide range of exciting, fun-filled maths activities & acquired new knowledge! Please follow the link to our website! https://t.co/tZh5jUHZ7W https://t.co/Cg5D9jLNda

30/11/21

Please come along and join us for our second Parent Workshop - Understanding and Supporting your Child's Anxiety at Lorraine Infant School tomorrow, Wednesday 1st December at 9.00am. Please call the school office to register on 01276 65649 https://t.co/McieDOohvT

23/11/21

We were so impressed to see all of your wonderful ideas for the half term Seesaw Competition across ! Some truly imaginative ideas, using many different materials. Our newly appointed School Council had the privilege of choosing the winning entries! https://t.co/PQVcvjVJjS

23/11/21

Are you looking for a Year 3 place next September for your child? We have some spaces left on our Open Events and look forward to welcoming you to our wonderful school! 👇https://t.co/XcRoVUrTK1 https://t.co/BcrQygYPxR

12/11/21

Look! 👇🏻 https://t.co/LuzngJ7I0V

12/11/21

This week our 3 schools held their own Remembrance Day assemblies. Children have been actively fundraising for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal & held assemblies in which the children made a wreath out of poppies they had made. Follow the link: https://t.co/pxNg3Hw8nS

02/11/21

Over the last half term, Owls Class have been taking part in lots of fun activities with plenty more planned for this half term too! Please follow the link to our website to find out more. https://t.co/9sUQzTLDd7

18/10/21

Will your child be starting school in September 2022? Pine Ridge and Lorraine Infant Schools would like to invite you to our Open Events on Tuesday 9th & Wednesday 17th November. We look forward to seeing you there! Check out https://t.co/lBP9rdPlmM

03/09/21

Lovely to see our wonderful Infant children and families again, and to welcome our fantastic new Reception and Nursery cohorts! What a great start! Well done to you all

05/07/21

Forest School update! The children are thoroughly enjoying their outdoor learning sessions at Forest School. Please follow the link to our website to see some of the activities they have been taking part in. https://t.co/g1ovQuuNiG https://t.co/0OvFz4VzLc

22/06/21

‘Owls class’ (and Miss Williams!) were delighted to receive a reply from The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, having sent them letters about their ‘Bright Lights, Big City’ topic! A lovely surprise! 🇬🇧 https://t.co/K4TtEAdKhQ

24/05/21

Retweeted From @_Cordwalles

Delighted to welcome to the beautifully curated history museum at Cordwalles today! Head Girl, Ndjivatera & Head Boy, Caleb were proud to show off the exhibit, which has been a curriculum focus this half term, enjoyed by the whole school https://t.co/89zd8gJudw

Phonics - Read Write Inc.

Phonics at Pine Ridge and Lorraine Infant Schools

At Pine Ridge and Lorraine, we use the Read Write Inc (RWI) programme to get children off to a flying start with their literacy.  RWI is a method of learning focused on letter sounds and phonics, and we use it to aid children in their reading and writing.

Reading opens the door to learning.  A child who reads a lot will become a good reader.  A good reader will be able to read more challenging material.  A child who reads challenging material is a child who will learn.  The more a child learns, the more he or she will want to find out.

Using RWI, the children learn to read effortlessly so that they can put all their energy into comprehending what they read.  It also allows them to spell effortlessly so that they can put all their energy into composing what they write.

When using RWI to read the children will:

  • learn 44 sounds and the corresponding letter/letter groups using simple picture prompts
  • learn to read words using Fred Talk
  • read lively stories featuring words they have learned to sound out
  • show that they comprehend the stories by answering questions.

When using RWI to write the children will:

  • learn to write the letters/letter groups which represent 44 sounds.
  • learn to write words by saying the sounds in Fred Talk
  • write simple sentences

Read Write Inc. Correct Letter Formation
Read Write Inc. Fred Talk Games
Read Write Inc. Further Information
Read Write Inc. Rhymes and Speed Sounds Set 1, 2 and 3
Read Write Inc. Rhymes for Letter Formation
Read Write Inc. Speed Sounds Set 2 and Set 3