Year 1

Phonics and Multisyllabic Words

What are multisyllabic words and how can I teach them? Phonics is an effective method for teaching children to read and write, especially when it comes to decoding and recognising…
Multisyllabic Words

Teaching Phonics with Technology

Why use Technology teach Phonics? Using technology to support phonics can have many benefits for children, parents and educators. Here are a few reasons why technology can be useful in…
Teaching Phonics with Technology

Reading Planet Rocket Phonics

What is Reading Planet Rocket Phonics? Reading Planet Rocket Phonics is a phonics programme developed by the educational publisher, Rising Stars UK. It is designed to teach children aged 4-7…
Rocket Phonics

Phonics and Multisensory Learning

What is Multisensory Learning? Multisensory learning is an instructional approach that involves engaging multiple senses (such as visual, auditory, kinesthetic, and tactile) in the learning process. By using a variety…
Multi Sensory

Assessing Phonics

Why assess Phonics? Assessing phonics is an important part of the reading process because it helps teachers and parents to identify a child’s strengths and weaknesses in decoding and reading…
Assessing Phonics

Floppy’s Phonics

What is Floppy’s Phonics? Floppy’s Phonics is a systematic, synthetic phonics program for young children, designed to teach reading and writing skills. It is part of the Oxford Reading Tree…
Floppy Phonics

Bug Club Phonics

What is Bug Club Phonics? Bug Club Phonics is a structured phonics program developed by Pearson Education, designed to support the teaching and learning of early phonics skills. It is…
Bug Club

What Makes a Good Reader?

Why is Reading Important? Reading is important for many reasons, both practical and personal. Here are some reasons why reading is important: Language Development: Reading helps to develop language skills,…
Good Reader

Jolly Phonics

What is Jolly Phonics? Jolly Phonics is a phonics program designed to teach children how to read and write using a systematic approach to teaching phonics. It was developed in…
Jolly Phonics

Read Write Inc

What is Read Write Inc? Read Write Inc. is a comprehensive literacy program designed to teach young children how to read, write, and spell. It was developed by Ruth Miskin,…
Read Write Inc