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Drumbeat School & ASD Service

Below are reading and writing activity ideas and work tasks. These include practical ways to engage in reading and writing activities with your child and ideas for supporting learning. They are split into pathways to help you to find the right level for your child. Please see pathway information under the advice tab.

You will also find information and videos about Read Write Inc: Phonics​. Phonics is just one strategy Drumbeat School uses to help children learn to read and write, some children may learn to read using symbols or whole words instead of or as well as phonics. Phonics requires children to have good listening and attention skills so they can listen carefully to the individual sounds that make up words. This information sheet provides ideas on how to use this approach for each Drumbeat pathway. Please contact school if you would more information on using Read Write Inc: Phonics at home.