Downs Infant School

Our web address is www.downsinf.brighton-hove.sch .uk

Reading at Downs Infants

As our way of saying 'Black Lives Matter', we are urgently seeking to address the imbalance in the representation of black characters in the books we read and share with our children.  Please click here for more information and resources.

 

Early Reading in Reception

 

As well as teaching reading using phonics and other strategies, we believe that a love of reading, as well as good inference and deduction skills, comes from an early foundation of being read to by adults. 

Downs Five a Day

Research on effect of being read to

 

Our current Key Stage 1 chapter book for our Wednesday 'book assembly' is: Hotel Flamingo by Alex Milway

 

 

 

Our Spring 2020 Key Stage 1 chapter book for our Wednesday 'book assembly' was: Trolls Go Home by Alan MacDonald

 

Our Autumn 2019 Key Stage 1 chapter book for our Wednesday 'book assembly' was: Naughty Amelia Jane by Enid Blyton