Welcome to the phonics page where you can find phonics activities, resources and links for learning at home.


Before children can begin phonics they need to develop their listening skills and their awareness of sounds.

Starting Out

Children learn the English alphabetic code: first they learn one way to read the 40+ sounds and blend these sounds into words, then learn to read the same sounds with alternative graphemes.

Moving On

From here on, phonics teaching is about consolidating and refining their knowledge, introducing more spelling patterns and tricky words, and increasing vocabulary