Phonics

At St.Mary's we use the Letters and Sounds approach to teaching phonics. 
 
Download our Phonics Presentation for parents for some more information on how to help your child read at home.
 
We have also added some useful links to resources that will help you with your child's reading at home.
 
For a video showing the correct pronunciation of phonemes please click on the link below.
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqhXUW_v-1s 
 
For free e-books and phonics resources, please subscribe to some of the websites below all that is needed is your e-mail address.
 
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/   - over 200 free ebooks
 
www.mrthorne.com  - Please note only some of this content is free.
 
For Flashcards - These help you to learn each sound individually before they are blended to make words.
 
http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/phase-2-resources.html
 
http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/phase-3-resources.html
 
http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/phase-4-resources.html
 
http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/phase-5-resources.html
 
http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/phase-6-resources.html
 
 
For games and activities try:
 
www.phonicsplay.co.uk
 
http://www.topmarks.co.uk/interactive.aspx?cat=40
 
http://www.familylearning.org.uk/phonics_games.html