Decodable reading books are part of our toolkit when supporting our children to become proficient readers. Recently, there has been extensive funding available to enable schools to implement them in schools, as part of their approach to systematic synthetic phonics.
In many schools, phonics is something that is ‘done’ in Reception and KS1, with little thought given to it in KS2. There seems to be an opinion that KS2 children need to ‘move on’ and use different strategies. However, as