Curriculum

Phonics ‘Letters and Sounds’

Children in Phoenix experience daily sessions of Phonics. The schemes used are ‘Jolly Phonics’ and ‘Letters and Sounds’. Children are grouped according to ability. Below is a step by step example of a Phonics session within Phoenix, following the ‘Letters and Sounds’ scheme with some adaptations to extend the children.

Step 1: Sound recognition

Step 2: Blending and sentence writing

Step 3: Editing sentence to include adjectives

Step 4: Recap high frequency words