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Our Pathway through Phonics: Achievement through Excellence and Enjoyment



At Wymondham CE Primary school children learn phonics throughout the Early Years and Key Stage 1. We have begun to follow the Sounds Write programme which aims to develop children's speaking and listening skills and to prepare them for learning to read by developing their phonic knowledge and skills. It is a systematic programme which is taught daily in short sessions so that children build up and practise the skills they need to use in reading and writing.


Saying the phoneme sounds correctly is very important. Here is a video which shows how to pronounce the phoneme sounds we learn.

Phonics: How to pronounce pure sounds | Oxford Owl

Learn how to pronounce all 44 phonics sounds, or phonemes, used in the English language with these helpful examples from Suzy Ditchburn and her daughter.Find...

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Phonics: How to blend sounds to read words | Oxford Owl

Suzy Ditchburn explains how letter sounds can be blended to read words, and gives tips on how to practise phonics with your child.Find more phonics help on O...