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Phonics & Reading

Free Access to daily Phonics lessons

Free to access Collins E-books for children to read

Use the following link to access lots of e-books for your child to read. Books are ordered by book bands. Pink, Red, Yellow are all relevant for reception children. Remember to get your child to read as much as possible.

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10 Benefits of Reading

1. Children who read often and widely get better at it.

2. Reading exercises our brain. 

3. Reading improves concentration.

4. Reading teaches children about the world around them.

5. Reading improves vocabulary and language skills.

6. Reading develops a child's imagination.

7. Reading helps children to develop empathy.

8. Reading is fun.

9. Reading is a great way to spend time together.

10. Children who read achieve better in school.

Articulation of Phonemes

A useful video clip showing the correct 'pure' pronounciation of phonemes (units of sound).

Jolly Phonics Phase Two

In phase 2, each letter has a song and an action to help children to recognise the letter and learn the sound it makes. These ‘Jolly Phonics’ songs are available on YouTube if you would like to sing them at home.

Tricky Word Song: Phase 2

A tricky word/sight word song for children covering the, I, go, no, to, she, he and we. Tricky words, have to be learn on sight as they cannot be sounded out.

Tricky Word Song: Phase 3

Tricky words/sight words featured me, be, was, you, my, all, are, they, was. Tricky words, have to be learnt on sight as they cannot be sounded out.

Alphabet Song

Can you sing all the letters of the alphabet and dance? Whisper with your quiet voice and shout with your big loud voice, sing along with us!

ABC School Song

Letter names and sounds song