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Letters and Sounds

Look, cover, write, check!


We have been using this interactive spelling game to help us with learning our key word spellings.

Have a try at home - which level can you get up to?


Do you like the Look, Cover, Write, Check way of learning?


Phase 6 prefixes

In Letters and Sounds, phase 6 is all about prefixes!

The children impressed me with how many 'un' words they could remember and think of. Well done children! Can you remember what 'un' and 're' do to a word?

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Over the next week, we will be exploring the prefix 'dis' and 'pre'. 

Phase 2 with Mrs Evans

IMG_0246This week we are matching words and pictures and practising blending for reading. We have also written some of the words ourself.

Phase 2 Letters and sounds with Mrs Smith


This week we have been thinking about our handwriting. The children have been practising writing both tricky and high frequency words. Well done, you are all working so hard!

Phase 6 phonics - using suffixes

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Here's a link to the game we have been using to help us with the -ful suffix:


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Next week in our Letters & Sounds sessions we will be looking at a range of different suffixes - including -less and -ly.  Here are some interactive games we will be using to support our learning:



Have fun!


Phase 2 with Mrs Evans

We have started this term by practising previously learned letters : s, a, t, p, i, n, m, d, g, o, c, k, ck, e, u, r, h, and b.

I have also introduced f,ff   l, ll   and  ss.

Next week we will practise blending and reading the high- frequency word 'is'.

Keep working hard !

Phase 3 Letters and Sounds with Mrs Shelton

Thank you Phase 3 for a fantastic first week!

My group have been working hard this week on the 'ch' sound and learning our tricky words.  Please use your tricky words book mark to spot these words in your reading books.

Tricky words: you, they, all, are, my, her, he, she, we, me, be, was.Over the next few weeks we will keep working on these, so we can read and spell them confidently and we will be practising the sounds 'sh', 'th' and 'ng'.  We will also be looking at the alphabet, introducing the names of the letters.

Keep up the good work Phase 3

Mrs Shelton


Letters & Sounds Phase 6 2017!


This week in Letters and Sounds, we have been looking at the suffix - 'FUL' and thinking about how we can use it to create adjectives.  We have also looked carefully at the spelling of it and although it means to be 'FULL of" something, we only use 1 'l' on the suffix.

To earn a merit, I have sent home a word search activity to be completed,

please return on Monday, 9th January.

To earn another merit, can you make a list of 10 words which use the suffix 'ful'? 

Good luck!



Tricky words in Phase 5

This week in Phase 5 Letters and Sounds we have been focusing on tricky words. These are the words which we can't sound out so we have to learn to recognise and memorise them. 

Have a go at this game which will help to practise the Phase 5 words :-)




Phase 2 with Mrs Evans. We have been sound making in a mirror and discussing the way our lips move when we say different sounds. Set 3 letters will be introduced this week- g o c k .