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