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Read-Write Inc. Phonics

Not evaluated for Primary reading
Not evaluated for Primary writing

Intervention description

Read-Write Inc. Phonics is a phonics programme aimed primarily at Reception and Key Stage 1 pupils. It is part of the Read-Write Inc. series of literacy programmes for primary and secondary age children. Resources are published by Oxford University Press.

Professional development/training

The programme involves a combination of teacher modelling, partner teaching and discussion. Training and in-school support are available from Ruth Miskin Literacy Training. Schools receive two whole-school training days plus between three to six developmental days per year.

Evidence Summary

The Best Evidence Encyclopaedia (2009) judged that there were no studies into the effectiveness of Read-Write Inc. which met its criteria for inclusion.

Key research

The Education Endowment Foundation is currently running a project investigating the effectiveness of Read-Write Inc. and its equivalent programme for struggling readers in KS2, Fresh Start. The evaluation should be available in summer 2019.

Key stages

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2



£2750 plus VAT for whole school training

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