LISTED IN THE TATLER GUIDE TO THE BEST STATE PRIMARY SCHOOLS 2017. VIEW ARTICLE
LISTED IN THE TATLER GUIDE TO THE BEST STATE PRIMARY SCHOOLS 2017. VIEW ARTICLE
“PUPILS 52 boys and girls, aged 4-11 A teeny-tiny school with just over 50 pupils in three classes – but golly, it’s a good one. A mother emails: ‘When I looked around Llangrove, the children were coming in from break and one handed me a flower on her way past, which was pretty compelling.’ Llangrove is a largeish village (one pub, one school), 15 minutes north of Monmouth in a glorious valley. Deputy head Sarah Dean is, says a mother, ‘lovely and very down to earth’, and there are two ‘fantastic’ male teachers. There’s great focus on good manners (pupil behaviour was rated Outstanding by Ofsted), and strong links with the church and the local community. We’re impressed with the IT provision – lots of laptops, iPads and interactive whiteboards in each classroom. Pupils praise the after-school sports clubs, swimming lessons in Monmouth in the summer, theatre trips to Hereford and an annual whole-school expedition – one year they went to Barry Island, which must have been a whole lot of fun.”

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Supporting Your Child to Read & Write

Phonics Schemes

We use Floppy’s Phonics to teach our EYFS and KS1 pupils phonics.
Click below to view a case study on how Llangrove Academy uses Floppy’s Phonics.

Floppy-Phonics
floppysphonics.com
Another useful link
phonicsplay.co.uk
Older children in Key Stage 2 are taught phonics using the THRASS phonics scheme if required.

Reading Schemes

We use Oxford Reading Tree as our main reading scheme.
You can read some of the books online following this link:-
oxfordowl.co.uk
http://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/
phonicsplay.co.uk

Writing Schemes

Underpinning our teaching of writing at all of our HMFA schools is the fantastic ‘Talk for Writing’ approach, pioneered by educational consultant, Pie Corbett. This process enables children to take part in drama, speaking and listening, and exciting activities as a precursor to writing. High quality writing is modelled to children and they plan and edit their writing until they have produced work they can be proud of. The ‘Talk for Writing’ approach ensures that we support children and show them how to write; we have high expectations of children and challenge them to do their best; and that children take ownership of their writing and make good progress.