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How you can help your child with phonics (learning letter sounds)?
At Freegrounds Infant School we follow the government document, Letters and Sounds. Letters and Sounds is based upon 6 phases in which children progress through. Within these phases children begin to identify and recognise individual sounds, begin to hear sounds within words by sounding them out and then use these skills to support their reading and writing. We teach these letter sounds in a specific order through phases. We also use the Ruth Miskin scheme ‘Read, Write Inc’ to support the teaching of phonics.
It is important to note that the sounds that we teach are not the letter names which would be said when saying the alphabet. To hear the pure sounds we teach please click here.
If you would like more information about the different phases that your child progresses through, or about the particular phase your child is on, please do not hesitate to contact your child’s class teacher. Also please check your child’s phonic folder to find out which particular sounds they are currently learning.