TILP Tuition Project
In 2020/21, as part of the National Tutoring Programme (NTP), Virtual School Heads in the West Midlands (Coventry, Sandwell, Birmingham, and Dudley) partnered with Equal Education in providing a regional scale tutoring intervention programme for year 10 students.
Letters From The Lighthouse
Vocabulary and word list from 'Letters From The Lighthouse' by Emma Carroll is added to our Vocab module
North Liverpool Academy Vocabulary
Vocabulary and word list from the the North Liverpool Academy is added to our Vocab module
Creating Word Lists in ReadingWise Vocab
An overview of a new feature - creating word lists in ReadingWise Vocab
Vocabulary and word list from the 1998 young adult novel 'Holes' by Louis Sachar is added to our Vocab module
Vocab Word List Debate
When it comes to learning vocabulary, there is some debate around word lists. Should there be a centralised national list of words that children should know at a certain age? Or should target vocabulary be personalised, with schools designing their own list with their own communities in mind?
Townhill Junior School Y6 Vocabulary
Vocabulary from Townhill Junior School is added to our Vocab module
George Watson’s College: extending pupils’ vocabulary
In a guest blogpost for ReadingWise, Wendy Elliott, Principal Teacher at George Watson’s College’s Junior School, shares their journey so far – of using the ReadingWise Vocab module across Years P5 and P6.
The Oaks Community Primary School Y5 Geography/Science - Vocabulary
Vocabulary from The Oaks Community Primary School is added to our Vocab module
Journey of Emotions
Empathy Day: the importance of walking in someone else's shoes
Vocabulary from Roald Dahl's popular story 'The Witches' is added to our Vocab module
Musings on the Word Gap
CEO Jamie Fries explores the role that the world outside the school gates plays in the word gap, and what schools might do about it.
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Vocabulary
Vocabulary and word list from the 2006 Holocaust novel 'The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas' by John Boyne is added to our Vocab module
The Lottery - Vocabulary
Vocabulary from Shirley Jackson's famous short story 'The Lottery' is added to our Vocab module
Wonder - Vocabulary
Vocabulary from R.J. Palacio's debut story 'Wonder' is added to our Vocab module
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - Vocabulary
Vocabulary from C.S. Lewis's classic book 'The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe' is added to our Vocab module
Primary Maths - Vocabulary
Maths vocabulary has been added to our Vocab module
Reading is a Superpower
In May it’s Children’s Book Week, which is an annual celebration of reading for pleasure for children of primary school age. This year’s theme is absolutely brilliant (and true): Reading is a Superpower. We thought we’d ask some of ReadingWise’s primary school friends how they feel about superpowers and reading.
The House with Chicken Legs - Vocabulary
Vocabulary from Sophie Anderson's popular book 'The House with Chicken Legs' is added to our Vocab module
Vocab Update: Tier 2 and Academic Word List
A massive resource of tier 2 words to support your school's vocabulary development