Welcome to our reading page! At East Morton CE Primary School, we are committed to ensuring that our learners become skilled and confident readers who know and use a range of effective reading skills, which allow them to tackle challenging texts whilst ensuring that they gain a good understanding of what has been read.

Reading Skills

We follow the ‘Reciprocal Reading’ strategy to whole class reading. We use four reading skills, these are:

Reading at home support

The following document, by the Education Endowment Foundation, contains some useful tips for supporting your child with reading at home.

Book Recommendations

Our teachers have compiled lists of books they would recommend for each year group.

Useful websites to support reading:

Book Trust: 
Suggested books for children, advice on how to read with your child, book lists, fun games, competitions to win free books, Children’s Book Club etc.

Oxford Owl:
Phonics advice and access to free E-Books. Free to register.

Publisher’s website designed to give parents help and advice for reading with children.

Phonics Play:
A useful website featuring free resources for KS1.

Our Twitter

Year 2 have had a great day learning about the wildlife in our environmental garden. We made observation drawings and even some made fat balls for the birds! @WeAreBDAT


@EastMortonCEP A huge shout out and thank you from everyone @WeAreBDAT too. Often the un-sung hero’s within our academies. We couldn’t run our schools without you! 👏👏👏

😊 Thanks to all our wonderful support staff at East Morton and across BDAT schools! @WeAreBDAT We appreciate you 💟 #NationalTADay

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