At Selston C of E we follow the Book Band Scheme. Each child is assessed using a Running Record and given a colour band of books to read. The colours become progressively more challenging. The order of the Book Band colours are as follows:
Pink Red Yellow Blue Green Orange Turquoise Purple Gold White Lime Free Reader
Learning with Numicon
Numicon is a multi-sensory approach to teaching maths developed by experts in the classroom. It is designed to help children understand connections between abstract number and calculations. The Numicon teaching materials are designed to give structured, concrete imagery to represent numbers and number relations. It is a multi-sensory approach teaching children to learn mathematical ideas and language through seeing, feeling and hearing.