Kingstone And Thruxton Primary School


Kingstone, Hereford, Herefordshire HR2 9HJ



Reading is at the heart of all we do at Kingstone. We believe that reading is one of the best tools we can give our children, in order to shape them into independent, creative, imaginative and life-long learners. We teach reading, both explicitly, and through our wider curriculum.

We ask our parents/carers to support us through hearing their child read regularly at home. Each child has a reading record which goes between home and school each day. These are checked daily by school staff and allows engagement with home reading to be celebrated. In the 'Parent Zone' section of this website you will find guidance and ideas on how to support your child with reading at home.

At Kingstone, our whole class reading sessions take the form of 'Book Talk.' In whole class reading sessions, there is a high level of interaction between teachers and pupils. Children are exposed to high-quality texts and discussion in an immersive environment. Texts are carefully chosen by teachers to provide appropriate challenge that builds on pupils’ existing knowledge and understanding. 

World Book Day 2022

We had great fun celebrating World Book Day. Take a look at the video below to see what we got up to.