Spittal Curriculum

At Spittal Community First School we have carefully tailored the National Curriculum to suit our children's needs. The full National Curriculum document can be found at:
You are more than welcome to look at our Yearly Curriculum plans by selecting the appropriate files below. If you wish to find out any more about the curriculum at Spittal please don't hesitate to contact the school.
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Teaching reading


The school uses a wide variety of materials to teach reading. These include Oxford Reading Tree, Black Cat Phonics, Song Birds, Rigby Star and Rigby Navigator.

Children are able to access an Early Years and Keystage 1 & 2 Libraries to develop their reading.

Each class has a selection of story books to encourage independent reading, comprehension is developed through discussion in the Early Years and from Year 2 children undertake formal comprehension activities.


Phonics is taught through Read Write inc.