page literacy2At Woady Yaloak Primary School literacy is a priority. Our aim is to provide opportunities that allow all students to achieve to their full potential in a safe, happy and supportive learning environment.

At Woady Yaloak the daily literacy block consists of a minimum of two hours of Reading, Writing – including spelling and Speaking and Listening. All students are catered for with an innovative program that extends and supports each student at their point of need.

The CAFÉ (Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency and Expanding Vocabulary) reading program is utilized across the entire school as the basis for all reading activities that occur as part of student’s daily reading routines.

In Reading, Writing, Spelling and Grammar all lessons involve; explicit teaching of strategies, student designed goals, display of Learning Intentions and Success Criteria, individual conferencing and shared reflection time.