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Phonics

 

Making a Strong Start using Read Write Inc.

 

Right from the beginning of Reception, we use Read Write Inc. Phonics which is a highly successful English programme. All Reading Teachers at St. Joseph's have receive training and support from Ruth Miskin Training, rated Outstanding by the Department for Education, to ensure we meet our aim for all children to become confident and enthusiastic readers.

 

The Read Write Inc. Phonics programme is carefully matched to the curriculum, giving every child at St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School the best chance of success. 

 

Please see the table below for expected progress term-by-term for Read Write Inc. Phonics in EYFS.

 

Year Group

Term

Expected Progress in RWI. Groups

Reception

Autumn

October: know most Set 1 sounds and blend orally (Set 1 B)

December: know Set 1 sounds and read words by blending (Set 1 C)

Spring

February: Ditties

April: Red

Summer

May: Green

July: Green/Purple

 

These are the Set 1 Speed Sounds written with one letter:

m  a  s  d  t  i  n  p  g  o  c  k  u  b  f  e  l  h  r  j  v  y  w  z  x

These are the sounds written with two letters (your child will call these ‘special friends’):

sh  th  ch  qu  ng  nk  ck

Parent Information Booklet

Parent video: Introduction to Daily Read Write Inc. Phonics Lessons

Watch this video to find out what you need to know about our daily Read Write Inc. phonics sessions.

Parent video: How to say the sounds

Watch this video to hear how we teach children to say the pure sounds in Read Write Inc. sessions daily.

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