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Year 1 Phonics

How do I say the Phonemes?

At the end of Year 1 all the children take a test called a Phonics Screening.  They have to read 40 real and nonsense words.  We call the nonsense words ‘Alien words’ and the children practice reading them every day.

If you want to see an example of a previous years test –

Here are some useful websites to help you support your child with their early reading and writing. If you are unsure which phase your child is working at please speak to your child’s class teacher.