In Foundation Stage and KS1 phonics is taught daily as a systematic approach programme. Children are taught in differentiated groups using Read,Write Inc. P. In KS2 RWI continues for those children who have not reached the expected standard.

At Springwood Heath we follow the ‘Read,Write Inc Programme on a daily basis using termly assessments.  The children are challenged with the correct  levelled books which are shared in school aswell as at home.

It aims is to build children’s speaking and listening skills in their own right as well as to prepare children for learning to read by developing their phonic knowledge and skills. It sets out a detailed and systematic programme for teaching phonic skills for children starting from Nursery age, with the aim of them becoming fluent readers by age seven – end of KS1.

All About Phonics Information PDF for families

Phonics Screen Check KS1 y1

Key stage 1 and key stage 2 test dates

Future dates for the key stage 1 and key stage 2 tests (commonly referred to as SATs), phonics screening check, multiplication tables check and science sampling tests.

Phonics Explained

Phonics Screen Check

What is Phonics? Click to find out.

Department for Education – Learning to read through phonics. Information for parents

The Phonics Screening Check

The phonics screening check is a short, simple test taken by Year 1 children in England each June to assess their reading ability.

Information for Parents/carers – Phonics Screen Check explained

Parents’ information 2021