What is Phonics?At Portsdown we follow the 'Letters and Sounds Programme'. The following website gives a brief description of what phonics is and what is taught over the different years within Reception and Key Stage 1.
Pronunciation of the sounds.The correct pronunciation of each of the sounds is key to early reading. Here is a video giving a brief demonstration of how to correct say each of the sounds.
Phonics GamesThis website is particularly good for getting children to practice their Phonics skills in a fun way. It works on both tablets and on computers.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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