Return to Page A A A A M L XL


It is our aim at Prior's Mill CE Primary School to enable children to discover a love of reading that will stay with them throughout their life. We believe that reading is the key that unlocks the rest of the curriculum and therefore we encourage all staff and children to read a lot!   We aim to provide our children with a high quality reading curriculum that spans many genres and styles so that upon leaving, children are able to read fluently with understanding, confidence and with pleasure.   

Our Approach

We have a bespoke, progressive reading curriculum that covers all aspects of the National Curriculum and considers all aspects of reading: phonic knowledge, high frequency and common exception words; decoding; reading with fluency and prosody; comprehension; developing vocabulary skills.

Our curriculum is organised to ensure that the children have a daily reading lesson based on a quality text. The lesson focus for each day is consistent throughout school with a repeated pattern of retrieval, vocabulary, inference and deduction and application of skills. Each week there is a dedicated reading for pleasure session where children and staff share and enjoy a range of texts and authors.

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.