Parent Reading Workshops
"Parental engagement is a powerful lever for raising achievement in schools. When parents and teachers work together to improve learning, the gains in achievement are significant."
Do Parents Know they Matter (Harris & Goodall/University of Warwick 2007).
At Northmead we are keen to work in partnership with parents. Over the course of this year we shall provide a series of workshops about reading and how you can support your child with reading at home. Involvement with reading activities at home has significant positive influences not only on reading achievement, language comprehension and expressive language skills but also on children’s interest in reading and attitudes towards reading.
Workshop 1- Reading at Northmead.
An explanation of accelerated reader, active reading and VIPERS
Workshop 2- How background knowledge and vocabulary impacts reading development and comprehension