GLF Schools

GLF Schools

GLF Schools was founded in 2012 in order to enable the federation of Glyn School (an academy in 2011) and Danetree Junior School. Together, we began our journey to become a MAT of more than 1000 talented staff working with over 10,000 children in 40 schools across 5 regions in southern England.

Our Schools

Banbury Region

Banstead Region

Berkshire & Hampshire Region

Caterham Region

Crawley Region

Didcot Region

Epsom Region

London Boroughs

Redhill Region

Sunbury & Camberley Region


In Early Years and Key Stage 1, we follow the Read Write Inc scheme to teach phonics. More information can be found on the Ruth Miskin website: Parents - Ruth Miskin Phonics Training

Letter to Parents pdf

Below is a useful document RWI Parent FAQs which covers all of the following information:

Where else can I find information?


How can I support my child’s reading and writing?   

What will my child bring home to read?

How can I support my child to learn Set 1 sounds and to blend?

How can I support my child to learn Set 2 or 3 sounds?

How do I listen to my child read?

What do I do with the picture books?

How can I help my child to practise their handwriting?

How can I help my child to spell words?

How else can I develop my child’s language?

What resources can I buy to support my child’s reading and writing at home?

Read-Write-Inc FAQ's

Useful Website Links  (Oxford Owl - More information about Phonics and free ebooks.) (Teach Your Monster to Read – interactive phonics games.  Children will be allocated a password in school.) (Read Write Inc Phonics – Learning to read at home.) (Phonics Games) (Phonics Games) (Alphablocks) (Epic Phonics ‘Tricky Words’ song.) 


Useful Resources 

RWI flash card sets - ‘Phonics Flashcards’ – Set 1 Sounds;  

‘More Phonics Flashcards’ – Set 2 and Set 3 Sounds.   

(Both packs are available from online and high-street retailers.) 



Expectations of Progress