Academy of Reading®
Y6 (Northern Ireland Y7)
Type of children
Length of intervention
20 weeks; number of sessions varies to suit each pupil
Academy of Reading® is a computer-based reading intervention programme that is designed to give pupils the basic reading skills they need to form a foundation of reading success. The programme includes work on phonemic awareness, sound-symbol association, phonics and decoding, and comprehension.
For comprehension in Y6: useful
The UK evidence on this scheme comes from a pilot study in five Education and Library Board areas in Northern Ireland carried out in 2003-04