Small group guided reading sessions take place 2 times per week in year 2, where targeted teaching takes place. Sessions are planned according to the children’s stage of reading in the group. Children are taught to apply their phonic knowledge and sight vocabulary. A variety of reading strategies are used and questions asked and discussed to support comprehension. Our guided reading resources comprise of phonetically decodable books for the children still learning phonics and decodable books for the more able readers in Year 2.