Phonics

We use Sounds-Write for the teaching of phonics. Sounds-Write is a synthetic phonics programme which begins with the sounds in speech and teaches children how these sounds can be represented by a code, i.e. the alphabet.

All staff are trained in Sounds-Write and it is taught from the very beginning of Reception until the end of Year 6.  We believe that having a consistent approach throughout school is vital in ensuring that our pupils become confident, independent readers and writers who have the skills required to access the rest of the curriculum. 

Sounds-Write is a DfE validated scheme and further information on this can be found  on the DfE's website as well as on the Sounds-Write website Sounds-Write