Information to support reading at home

Below is an example of what a phonics session in school would look like and it demonstrates the correct pronunciation of the phonemes (sounds) that we are currently learning.

This short video below shows the phonemes we learn in Reception and how to pronounce them...

Tricky (non-decodable words) 

We are learning to read words that we can't decode. We call them our tricky words. By the end of Reception, we would expect children to be able to confidently read tricky words in sets 1 to 4 and be beginning to spell them correctly.

Additional Helpful tips for beginning to read... 

All reading is valuable whether it's books, comics, the cereal box, signs when out and about or till receipts from shopping.  Just encouraging children to notice print and writing in their everyday lives fosters a curiosity to want to find out more and develop an 'I can do it!' attitude.  When sharing stories and information books at home hopefully this will help...

We held a Reading Parent Workshop on 1st October 2019 about reading in the Early Years. Below is some more information about how you can support your child's reading at home. 

We enjoy visiting our local library regularly, sharing stories with our friends and listening to favourites.