Primary EYFS, KS1 & KS2 Reading/Phonics Intervention Programmes and Schemes of Work
This page details schemes and programmes that are ideal for phonics and reading recovery and catch-up. Many can be run by teaching assistants. We have a whole-school reading page here as well as a page dedicated to writing interventions.
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Five Minute Literacy Box
Five Minute Box (UK) Ltd
The Five Minute Literacy Box is the targeted multi-sensory phonics programme which enables early identification of potential specific learning difficulties. The intervention scheme provides secure basic skills for reading, spelling, and writing using synthetic phonics. It is adaptable to individual learners, therefore is suitable for any child struggling with the pace of classroom learning and sits alongside any phonics scheme in use. Self-esteem is maintained as learners work at their own pace, fostering a more positive attitude.
Everything you need is in the box, including a structured programme of activities with accompanying resources so minimal preparation is required.
For Years EYFS - Year 6 (+ the next stage of phonics, suitable up to KS3)
The Five Minute Literacy Box is a blue suitcase which children love to organize, the contents include:
An online link to a demonstration video and a quick start Instruction Guide leaflet.
The Resource Book includes a lesson plan, progress assessments, and keywords checklists, and lesson scripts to help you deliver each session with ease.
Sounds Board and Keyword Boards.
Sets of colour-coded Keyword Cards and 26 plastic letters.
Handwriting and number formation boards, a whiteboard and pen.
Record of Achievement booklets.
Staff Training & Support
The team at Five Minute Box (UK) Ltd are available via telephone or email to answer questions. We have partnered with Understanding & Supporting Learning to provide online training sessions (via Zoom) and INSET days. Our range of training packages ensures educational professionals are confident to support children with specific learning needs using Five Minute Box interventions.
£99.95 +VAT, P&P
Five Minute Box interventions involve a one-off cost implication with no ongoing subscriptions. Replacements for lost or damaged component parts can be ordered free or with a minimal charge. Discounts are available on resources when purchased along with training packages.
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The age-appropriate books, with dyslexia-friendly design, in Rapid Reading provide tons of choice and fine levelling to help children progress, increasing children’s confidence in reading and encouraging success.
For Years 3 - 6 (Rapid Plus is available for struggling readers in KS3)
Teacher toolkit – Step-by-step lesson plans, PCMs and assessment resources to support you and your teaching assistants.
Readers and eBooks – Hundreds of finely-levelled readers and eBooks to read in catch-up sessions.
Online pupil world – This is packed with interactive eBooks, a personalised homepage and rewards.
Professional Development – Ensure all your staff can confidently get the best results from every child.
Staff Training & Support
Rapid CPD courses help teachers understand the components of Rapid Reading as well as next steps and an action plan. Our friendly customer success team are also available to help schools get started with the online resources, and free YouTube support videos show you how to use the online resources.
The impactful Rapid Reading range offers great flexibility depending on your individual needs. Individual titles start from £5.19 with Rapid Starter Level Easy Buy Pack (3 x18 titles and Teaching Guide) at just £270.39.
Rapid Reading is perfect for Pupil Premium, Northern Ireland deprivation funding, Pupil Equity Funding in Scotland and Pupil Deprivation Grant in Wales.
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