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Reading Recovery

Here in St Clare’s we are proud to be a Reading Recovery accredited school with one teacher currently working in our school as a Reading Recovery teacher taking 4 pupils from first class and senior infants within the age range 05:09 to 06:06 years. Reading Recovery lessons consist of 30 minute daily one to one lessons consisting of familiar reading of books, a running record of yesterdays new book, some word work learning about how words work, a letter sort, a shared writing piece, a cut up sentence of their writing that day and finally a new book.

Reading Recovery © is a licensed, school-based, short-term, early literacy intervention. It is designed for children aged around six, who are the lowest literacy achievers after their first year of school. Reading Recovery © involves intensive one-to-one lessons for 30 minutes a day with a specially trained Reading Recovery teacher. It is a short term, early literacy intervention lasting for a period of between 8 and 20 weeks and the series of lessons is individually designed and bespoke for each child. Check out some photos of reading recovery pupils at work in our school.

For more information on Reading Recovery, check out the link below.