Handwriting

Handwriting is taught initially using the Read Write Inc letter rhymes as detailed in the documents below. These ditties secure the understanding of how to write the letter but also  how to remember the grapheme (letter) when children start blending for reading and then spelling. 

When children reach year 2 and are secure with their letter knowledge they can start to add whooshes (pre-cursive flicks) to their letters which then will allow them to start joining their writing as their confidence grows. 

Fine Motor Skills

It is imperative that all children have pencil control to allow them to present their writing to a high standard and this is only possible with good fine gross motor skills. This page will be regularly updated with fun games and activities to promote hand writing learning at home and fun games to play to promote fine motor skills to aid control and precision of the small muscles in the hands.

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Fine motor skills

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Handwriting practise

Click on the links below to download handwriting practise sheets that you can try at home.

Name
 rwi_RPhO_HW_1a.pdfDownload
 rwi_RPhO_HW_1b.pdfDownload
 rwi_RPhO_HW_2.pdfDownload
 rwi_RPhO_HW_3.pdfDownload
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 rwi_RPhO_SSPS_Set1_a.pdfDownload
 rwi_RPhO_SSPS_Set1_b.pdfDownload
 rwi_RPhO_SSPS_Set1_c.pdfDownload
 rwi_RPhO_SSPS_Set1_ch.pdfDownload
 rwi_RPhO_SSPS_Set1_d.pdfDownload
 rwi_RPhO_SSPS_Set1_e.pdfDownload
 rwi_RPhO_SSPS_Set1_f.pdfDownload
 rwi_RPhO_SSPS_Set1_g.pdfDownload
 rwi_RPhO_SSPS_Set1_h.pdfDownload
 rwi_RPhO_SSPS_Set1_i.pdfDownload
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Name
 t-l-526889-ks1-continuous-cursive-letter-formation-practice-activity-booklet-english_ver_4.pdfDownload
 t2-e-5271f--year-3-and-4-statutory-spellings-and-handwriting-mindfulness-activity-booklet-no-year-group-continuous-cursive-.pdfDownload
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