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Curriculum - QCDA

Curriculum - QCDA . & : Home Curriculum Curriculum Early years foundation stage Find early years' resources for practitioners, year 1 teachers and local authority moderators Primary curriculum Find out about the primary curriculum and the support available for your school Secondary curriculum We're providing guidance for schools and evaluating the impact of the secondary curriculum on pupils. Inclusion and SEN Learn about how to support learners to achieve their potential, whatever their needs Developing…

QCDA Last update: 2011

A systematic review of the research literature on the use of phonics in the teaching of reading and spelling – Research brief

Research brief summarising the background, key findings, methods, conclusion and recommendations of a review of research literature on the use of phonics in teaching of reading and spelling that took place in 2006. The review, commissioned by the DfES (now DCSF) and undertaken by the Universities of York and Sheffield, compared 20 international studies into synthetic and analytic phonics, whole word and whole language approaches with different kinds of learners.

The National Strategies Last update: 2011

What is the 'simple view of reading'?

The 'simple view of reading' proposes that skilled reading entails development of a set of processes by which the words on the page are recognised and understood (i.e. word recognition processes), and development of increasingly sophisticated language comprehension processes, by which texts as well as spoken language are understood and interpreted. Includes a diagrammatic representation of the concept.

The National Strategies Last update: 2011

Resources - QCDA

Resources - QCDA . & : Home Resources Order printed publications   Search for and order printed publications   Find resources Start your Search Freetext keyword Search keywords Or browse by topic About QCDA (19) All (19) Complaints and feedback (0) Events (6) Freedom of information (0) How to contact us (0) Latest news (6) Our Board (7) Our Executive team (0) What we do (5) Working with us (1) Assessment (1364) All (1364) Assessing…

QCDA Last update: 2011

Recommendations of the Independent review of the teaching of early reading (the Rose Report)

The new conceptual framework for teaching reading: the 'simple view of reading' identifies two components of reading: 'word recognition' and 'language comprehension', both of which are essential to developing fluent and effective reading, and both of which require specific kinds of teaching.

The National Strategies Last update: 2011