Richmond State School –
Literate Learners – a whole-school approach to high quality teaching of reading from Prep to Year 10
Richmond State School is a diverse and inclusive school that strives to deliver the Australian Curriculum in a way that supports, challenges and engages students. Ensuring students start strong for lifelong learning, the school has a sharp focus on literacy, providing students opportunities to engage in rich and contextualised learning experiences.
Their whole-school approach to high quality teaching of reading through the Australian Curriculum is to be commended. They are implementing pedagogical practices to teach the reading demands of the curriculum, monitor student literacy progress and target teaching through quality differentiation. This includes ensuring Prep to Year 2 students who are at risk of not achieving a ‘C’ or better in English receive focused and intensive teaching and personalised learning plans, with all students having termly personalised learning goals for reading.