When hearing your child read please try to use decoding strategies by referring to the blends that are shown in the Phonics Phases.
When spelling, your child needs to sound words out before writing them. The tricky words need to be learnt as they cannot be sounded out.
Click on the link below for more information about the Phonics Phases.
Each child has their own online access to Reading Eggs and Fast Phonics using their school login details. Fast Phonics is an online synthetic phonics programme that helps children become strong readers.
Based on scientific research, Fast Phonics uses the proven power of systematic phonics instruction to boost reading skills fast!
The programme includes 20 fun‑filled levels where children learn key phonics skills including letter‑sound recognition, blending and spelling. Each level is a Mountain Peak covering one set of letters with more than 20 exciting activities.
Please click on the video below for further information. We hope your children enjoy using this fantastic reading resource at home!
There are also lots of useful websites with phonics information and games. Here are a range you could use at home:
Letters and Sounds has lots of information, resources and games linked to each of the phonics phases.
Oxford Owl has a selection of free eBooks, some with linked activities. These are banded according to age group.
ICT Games - http://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/literacy.html
Phase 5 Games -
Phase 6 Games -