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Read Write Inc 

Since we introduced Read Write Inc, our children’s reading and phonic skills have improved enormously. The scheme is fast paced, fun and encourages plenty of participation by the children. 

Sounds and letters are practised every day and children are taught to use their ‘fred fingers’ to spell and sound out words. They also learn tricky ‘red’ words which do not follow a spelling pattern, e.g. your, there, come.

Stories and rhymes are used to develop reading and comprehension skills. 

There are specific writing tasks too which encourage children to use the vocabulary, sentence structures and ideas developed during the week.


Phonics Screening Test for Year 1 Children

Follow the links below for games that allow children to sound out and read some real and alien (made up) words. Remember to click the back button to return to the  Longmoor website.

Reading real and alien words

- click 'free phonics play'

- click phase 5

- Choose game: Buried Treasure, Picnic on Pluto or Dragons Den

- Click phase 5 again.

Games for finding different spellings of sounds 

Other fun phonics games 

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