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Our comprehensive Literacy Program, which is designed to foster your child's love for reading, writing, and communication. Our program combines both explicit instruction and student-centred approaches to ensure a well-rounded and effective learning experience.  

At the heart of our Literacy Program is a commitment to research-based practices and proven strategies that have demonstrated positive outcomes for students. We draw on a range of programs and methodologies that have been successful in enhancing literacy skills in children. 

Some key components of our Literacy Program include: 

  1. Sounds-Write: We incorporate the Sounds-Write program, which focuses on teaching phonics and phonemic awareness. By systematically introducing sounds and their corresponding spellings, we help your child develop strong foundational skills for reading and spelling. 

  2. Science of Reading: Our program aligns with the Science of Reading approach, which emphasizes the importance of understanding how language is processed in the brain. This approach supports the development of critical skills such as phonological awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. 

  3. 6 Reading Components: We address the six essential components of reading: oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. By targeting each of these components, we ensure a holistic approach to literacy instruction that supports your child's overall reading proficiency.
  4. Colourful Semantics: Our program incorporates the use of Colourful Semantics, a visual approach that helps students understand and use grammatically correct sentences. This strategy enhances their language development and improves their ability to express themselves effectively.
  5. Heggerty: We integrate Heggerty activities into our program, which focus on daily phonemic awareness exercises. These activities help your child develop a keen ear for sounds in words, promoting their phonemic awareness skills and supporting their reading and spelling abilities.
  6. Morphology: Our program explores the study of morphology, which involves examining word parts such as roots, prefixes, and suffixes. By understanding the structure of words, your child can expand their vocabulary and decipher the meaning of unfamiliar words more effectively. 

Our Literacy Program goes beyond these specific methodologies, as we continuously seek to incorporate innovative and research-backed strategies into our teaching practices. We aim to provide a stimulating and engaging learning environment where your child can develop strong literacy skills, confidence in their abilities, and a lifelong passion for reading and writing.