Usk Church in Wales Primary School

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Read Write Inc

  • Learning to Read At Usk CiW Primary School children learn to read with the Read Write Inc. programme. Opposite you'll find a link to a series of information and tutorial videos explaining the basics of Read Write Inc. These videos will help you support your child at home.
  • Ruth Miskin Training are scheduling free RWI Phonics lessons at home from Monday 23rd March.

       Phonics lessons will be on Facebook and YouTube for children to watch at home: three short Speed Sound lessons with one of Ruth Miskin Trainers every day for the next two weeks. Films will only be available at the times below:

Set 1 Speed Sounds at 9.30 am and again at 12.30 pm

Set 2 Speed Sounds at 10.00 am and again at 1.00 pm

Set 3 Speed Sounds at 10.30 am and again at 1.30 pm

Note: films are streamed live and won’t be available at other times.


Supporting Spelling

Reception High Frequency Words


a all am and are at away big can cat come dad day dog for get go going he I in is it like look me mum my no of on play said see she the they this to up want was we yes you


Year 1 High Frequency Words


about all an and are as asked at back be been before big but by call called came can children come could dad day did do don’t down first for from get go got had has have he help her here him his house I if in into is it it’s I’m just like little look looked made make me more much mum must my new no not now of off oh old on one only or other our out over people put right said saw see she so some that the their them then there they this time to too two up very want was we well went were what when where which who will with you your you’re


Year 2 High Frequency Words


about after again an animals another April around as asked August away baby back ball bear because bed been began black blue boy brother brown but by called came can’t car cat could couldn’t day December did didn’t do dog don’t door down eat eight eighteen eleven every everyone fast February fifteen find first fish five food found four fourteen fox Friday from garden gave going good got green grey had half has have head her here him his home house how if I’ll I’m I’ve January July jump June just king know last laugh laughed little live long looked lots low made magic make man many March May may Monday month more mouse Mr Mrs much must name narrator need never new next night nine nineteen not November now number October of off oh old once one only or orange other our out over people pink play purple put ran red right round Saturday saw say school sea seen September seven seventeen should shouted sister six sixteen small so some something soon still stop Sunday take ten than that that’s their them then there these things think thirteen thought three through Thursday time too took town tree Tuesday twelve twenty two us very want wanted water way Wednesday week well were what when where white who work would year yes your


Year 3 & 4 Essential Words


accident(ally) actual(ly) address answer appear arrive believe bicycle breath breathe build busy/business calendar caught centre century certain circle complete consider continue decide describe different difficult disappear early earth eight eighth enough exercise experience experiment extreme famous favourite February forward(s) fruit grammar group guard guide heard(h) heart height history imagine important increase interest island knowledge learn length library material medicine mention minute natural naughty notice occasion(ally) often opposite ordinary particular peculiar perhaps popular position possess(ion) possible potatoes pressure probably promise quarter question recent regular reign remember sentence separate special straight strange strength suppose surprise therefore though/although thought through various weight woman/women


Year 5 & 6 Essential Words


 accommodate accompany according achieve aggressive amateur ancient apparent appreciate attached available average awkward bargain bruise category cemetery committee communicate community competition conscience conscious controversy convenience correspond criticise curiosity definite desperate determined develop dictionary disastrous embarrass environment equip especially exaggerate excellent existence explanation familiar foreign forty frequently government guarantee harass hindrance identity immediately interfere interrupt language leisure lightning marvellous mischievous muscle necessary neighbour nuisance occupy occur opportunity parliament persuade physical prejudice privilege profession programme pronunciation queue recognise recommend restaurant rhyme rhythm sacrifice secretary shoulder signature sincere(ly) soldier stomach sufficient suggest symbol system temperature thorough twelfth variety vegetable vehicle yacht