At Northbourne our Phonics teaching and learning follows the progression of Letters and Sounds: Principles and Practice of High Quality Phonics and is organised into 6 phases. Children’s phonics learning starts right from the start of their time in Recpetion and continues into Key Stage One with daily phonics sessions . In Nursery, children are taught through whole-class and small group work and start working through the early phases of Letters and Sounds. Phonics interventions continue into Key Stage Two when needed.

See p1, 2 and 7 of our English Curriculum document for more information about how we go about teaching Phonics at Northbourne.