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Phonics and Early Reading

During November,   all children in Year 2 will complete a phonics screening check.   Phonics is taught daily in school but needs to be continually practised and applied.   Below are some useful videos that emphasise the importance of saying the sounds correctly and for you to see how blending is taught in school.   

How to say the sounds


How to blend sounds to read words


Independent Blending Guide (Read Write Inc Phonics)


Audio guide for the 44 sounds


How can I help at home?

There are lots of simple things you can do at home to help your child learn to read.

Browse the Read with Oxford range of early readers to use at home 


For more information, please visit the Oxford Owl website. 

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