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Phonics

Welcome to our Phonics page!

Here, you will find:

  • Videos to show you how to say each sound (phoneme)
  • Guides to show you how to write each sound (grapheme)
  • Videos that show you how we teach early reading in school (blending sounds together to make words)
  • Grapheme mats that the children can use to identify the sounds they need for their writing
  • A link to our e-book library (ask your child's teacher for a copy of their login details if you have misplaced them)
  • A copy of their Reading Record insert

 

If you have any questions regarding the teaching of phonics and early reading in our school, don't hesitate to ask!

 

If you would like to become a Volunteer Reader with us, please contact the School Office. 

Phonics Progression (Phonemes and Tricky Words)

Reception Autumn 1 (Phase 2)

These are the Phase 2 sounds taught in Reception Autumn 1.

Parent/Carer Guide for Reception (Term 1 - Phase 2 Sounds)

Reception Autumn 2 (Phase 2)

These are the Phase 2 sounds taught in Reception Autumn 2.

Parent/Carer Guide for Reception (Term 2 - Phase 2 Sounds)

Reception Spring 1 (Phase 3)

These are the Phase 3 sounds taught in Reception Spring 1.

Parent/Carer Guide for Reception (Term 3 - Phase 3 Sounds)

Blending

Parent/Carer Guide for Writing Capital Letters

E-Book Library

Follow the link below to access our e-book library! You will find copies of all of our phonics and early reading books. Your child's teacher will assign your child a set of books that are matched to their phonic knowledge (as shown through regular assessment).

 

It is important that the children regularly read phonically matched books in order to develop fluency and confidence. In order to do this successfully, please read each book 3 times, using the prompts on the back cover of each book to help direct each read. Please follow the order given in the Reading Record.

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