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Phonics Curriculum

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Phonics Curriculum

We use ‘The Mulberry Phonics’ which is a programme of systematic synthetic phonics that has been carefully tailored to meet the needs of our children. 

In Nursery phase 1 is taught each week as a group session with opportunities throughout the week to practise and consolidate new skills and knowledge. Children move on to phase 2 when ready.

In Reception, daily phonics lessons start within the first two weeks of starting. Children are taught phase 2 knowledge and skills first before progressing into phase 3 in the spring term and phase 4 by the end of the summer term. Aspects of phase 1 will continue throughout the Reception year.

In Year 1 phonics continues to be taught in daily streamed lessons with the expectation being that all children will be secure in phase 5 by the end of the year.

Children continue to receive phonics lessons four times a week in Year 2 until they are secure in using their skills for reading and writing. All children working below age related expectations for phonics receive additional phonics interventions.

As children move into Key Stage 2 we continue with tracked phonics interventions where necessary, to support reading progression and ensure that no child is left behind.

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