Normanton Common Primary Academy

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01924 890 576

Castleford Road, Normanton, West Yorkshire, WF6 1QU

Phonics learning with Read Write Inc.


We want our children to continue learning to read and have familiar routines during the time away from school. 

The brilliant people at Read Write Inc. stream three, short Speed Sounds lessons for children to watch at home every weekday on their YouTube channel.
Each lesson is around 10 minutes long and is available for 24 hours. 
  • Set 1 Speed Sounds 9.30am - for children in Nursery and Reception and children who are new to English. 
  • Set 1 Word Time 9:45am
  • Set 1 Spelling 10:00am 
  • Set 2 Speed Sounds and Word Time 10:00am - for children in Reception that can read Set 1 Speed Sounds and for children in Years 1 and 2. 
  • Set 2 Spelling 10:15am 
  • Set 3 Speed Sounds and Word Time 10.30am - for children in Year 1 and 2 that can read Set 2 Speed Sounds. 
  • Set 3 Spelling 10:45am

Click here for the YouTube Speed Sounds lessons schedule.


Story Time with Nick

RWI have released Storytime with Nick; films of well loved stories read by Nick Cannon, a trained actor, teacher and a wonderful storyteller. See in in action here. 

RWI will publish three stories each week on their YouTube channel Monday, Wednesday and Fridays at 2:00pm . These are ideal for Nursery, Reception and KS1 children. 


Poetry Time films

RWI have also added Poetry Time films to their YouTube channel and PDFs of the poems to the Home Reading page of the website. The films will stay on YouTube so children and parents can join in and enjoy them again and again. 


Read Write Inc. Spelling

Log in to Oxford Owl here. Look for the 'My class login' button at the top of the page

Using the details below children can log-in to the Extra Practice Zone for activities to practise spelling at home.

Class Name Log in Password
Reception normanton1 phonics
Hepworth normanton3 phonics
Waterton normanton4 phonics
Sharman normanton5 phonics
Tomlinson normanton6 phonics


RWI Resources (Oxford Owl)
Oxford Own for Home 
  • 72 free eBooks matched to Read Write Inc. Phonics Storybooks
  • 62 Speed Sounds practice sheets
  • 28 Ditty practice sheets
  • Parent information booklets
  • 8 Speedy Green Words slideshows
  • 3 Speed Sounds slideshows
  • My Set 1 and My Sets 2 and 3 as free eBooks

Click on this link to go to the Read Write Inc. page on Oxford Owl for Home. Here you can find lots of free resources to support your child’s learning during the school closures.

Here you'll find lots of free Read Write Inc. Phonics resources to help your child continue learning and rehearsing skills at home. You'll find a range of eBooks, practice sheets, Ditty sheets, slideshows, and parent films. Scroll right to the bottom of the page to see the full range of resources available including a really informative set of parent tutorial videos

Please note: you will need to register for home use before you can access the resources. Click here to register for home access with Oxford Owl.