Structured Literacy

In the early years at Bayfield reading, writing and spelling is taught using the principles of Structured Literacy. The Structured Literacy approach:

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Other Components Of Our Reading Programmes

Writing programmes at Bayfield include

Shared writing involves the teacher and a group of students (often the whole class) working together to plan and construct a text (or part of one). Shared writing helps students to develop more complex ideas, language and critical awareness as writers. It reinforces information about specific text forms and writing goals. 

The teacher: 

Guided writing is an opportunity to work with a small group of students that may have similar learning needs or interests. 

Independent writing