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Purple Class

Welcome to Purple Class 2020-2021!


From September 2020 Miss Spake will be the class teacher with Mrs Sims as the Learning Support Assistant.

Below are some videos for you to watch to learn a little bit more about Miss Spake and Mrs Sims.

Here is a story from Miss Spake

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Welcome to Purple Class from Miss Spake

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Welcome to Purple Class from Mrs Sims

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Have you seen the Kids' Zone? Play games, and visit some cool websites. You can vote for your favourites!


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.

In order to support your child progress in phonics and, in turn, reading and writing , we have provided some links below to websites that you can access with your child at home to support their learning. Your child may be familiar with some of the games.



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.