At Milecastle Primary School we aim to encourage children to become fluent, independent readers who enjoy books and reading.

Reading is a focus throughout the school.  Reading and reading skills are taught across the curriculum.  Other events also take place throughout the school year to promote literacy.  These include a Book Week and visits from theatre groups.

The process towards independent and successful reading has already begun in reception classes and we very much value your support in encouraging your child as he/she becomes a reader.  We ask parents and carers to read daily with their children.  Children who receive this support and encouragement make the best progress.