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Phonics

 

Phonics is the tool that helps children to learn to read and write. It is the foundation of our English learning. 

During Autumn 2, the children in Year 2 will be completing their Phonics Screening test as the test was cancelled in Year 1 (due to lockdown). Within this, the children are asked to independently read 40 words, these words are a mixture of real and nonsense words. 

Here is an example of what the test looks like: 

 

If you would like to practise at home, here are some of the previous papers: 

 

Here are the sounds and images that we use at school, can you say all of the sounds? 

 

Use these to help you when you are reading and writing: