At East Coker Primary School we teach phonics daily. The children from Reception to Year 2 are taught phonics in small groups for about 30 minutes a day. We use the Letters & Sounds format and support this with Phonics Play. We use IT and play games to learn the different sounds as well as practise blending and segmenting words. The sounds the children will learn are split into phases.
Phase One of Letters and Sounds focuses on developing children's speaking and listening skills.Phase 1 encourages the children to hear the sounds so they can blend and segment at phase 2.