Early Years Foundation Stage
Like most schools,we follow the governments ‘letters and sounds’ programme.
In the nursery class we focus on phase 1, 2 & 3 phonics. For the latter, we also use ‘Jolly Phonics’ resources to aid learning.
Reception classes focus on Phases 2 to 5 of ‘Letters and Sounds’ and use a variety of resources to support this.
Our reading scheme is mainly based upon the Oxford Reading Tree Songbirds phonics books, but it also contains a wide variety of early reading book from other publishers.
Key Stage 1
In Key Stage 1 we also follow the governments ‘letters and sounds’ programme focusing on Phases 5 to 6. We use the LCP phonics scheme to support our teaching.
We use a variety of reading schemes in Key Stage 1. These include:
Oxford Reading Tree, Rigby Star, PM Benchmark, Lighthouse, Ginn, Project X, songbirds and All Aboard.