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Phonics Resources

This page is full of information that will help you understand how we teach phonics in our school.

There are some top tips of how you can help your child at home too!

Sounds learnt so far...

‘s’ – slither down the snake

‘a’ – around the apple and down the leaf

‘t’ - down the tower, across the tower

‘p’ – down the plait and over the pirate’s face

‘i’ – down the body, dot for the head

‘n’ – down Nobby, over his net

‘m’ – Maisie mountain mountain

‘d’ – around the dinosaur’s bottom, up his tall neck and down to his toes

‘g’ – around the girl’s face, down her hair and give her a curl

‘o’ – all around the orange

‘c’ – curl around the caterpillar

'k' - down the kangaroo's body,tail and leg

'ck' - special friends

'e' - lift off the top and scoop out the egg

'u' - down and under, up to the top and draw the puddle

'r' - down his back, the curl over his arm

'h'  - down the head, to his hooves and over his back

'b' - down the laces to the heel and around the toe

'f' - down the stem and draw the leaves

'l' - down the long leg

'j' - down his body, curl, dot for his head

'v' - down a wing, up a wing

'w' - down, up, down, up

'x' - down the arm and leg, repeat the other side

z/zz - zig-zag-zig

qu -  round her head, up past her earring, down her hair and flick

ch - special friends. The horse sneezes when the caterpillars hairs get up his nose

sh - special friends. Shhhh says the horse to the hissing snake

th - special friends. thhhh The Princess in the tower is rescued by the horse. She says: thhhhank you

ng - special friends. A thing on a string 

nk - special friends. I think I stink!

ai - special friends. snail in the rain

ee - special friends. What can you see?

igh - fly high

oa - goat in a boat

oo (long) - poo at the zoo

oo (short) - look at a book

ar - start the car

or - shut the door

ur - nurse with a purse

ow - brown cow

oi - spoil the boy

ear - hear with your ear

air - that's not fair

er - a better letter
ure - sure it's pure

ay - may I play?

oy - a toy for a boy



Red Words (tricky words we don't sound out)

I,  the,  to,  go,  no,  he,  she, we, me, be, was, my, you, they, here, all, are, said, so, into, come, some, like, there, were

Spelling and writing to, the, no, go, I, he, she, we, me, be, was, you