Our Literacy Specialism
"But words are things, and a small drop of ink,
Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces
That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think."
Lord Byron, Don Juan, 1819–1824
The ability to read and write is a key life skill that every child should have the right to learn. Here at Harris Garrard Academy we ensure that every child develops this ability through the use of a programme called Read Write Inc.
See our age-appropriate reading lists
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We begin teaching your children from the very first day they walk through our doors