In September 2021 we started using the Little Wandle Letters and Sounds systematic synthetic phonics programme (SSP).
This is a fully comprehensive programme where children start learning single letter sounds in the Autumn Term of their Reception year and it builds in progression throughout Reception and Year One, preparing children for the statutory phonics screening that takes place at the end of year one.
Phonics is taught every day and children learn to apply their phonics skills in reading practise sessions at least 3 times a week, developing their fluency and comprehension skills along the way.
Here is a link to the Little Wandle teaching videos page. Parents can use these videos to support their child's development at home.
2 Hingeston Street, Hockley, Birmingham,
West Midlands, B18 6PU
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