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At Ashford Oaks Primary School, we teach Phonics through a scheme called Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised. This is a complete systematic synthetic phonics programme (SSP) developed by schools for schools. It is based on the original Letters and Sounds, but has been extensively revised to provide a complete teaching programme, which meets all the expectations of the National Curriculum. 

Phonics is taught daily for children working at phases 1-5. From Phase 2, when the children have learnt to blend sounds together, they have 3 additional reading sessions per week to help build fluency in decoding.  


If you are a parent and would like more information about how to support your child with phonics at home, please click on the logo or link below. You will find the Reception and Year 1 overview, as well as videos of the sound pronunciations, letter formation sheets and helpful resources.

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