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The Holy Family Catholic Primary School


Our teaching sequence in phonics is based on Letters and Sounds. We supplement this with many resources and activities from different places including Jolly Phonics and Super Sonic Phonics. Please see below for more detailed information and guidance on phonics.


Pronunciation of sounds

It is extremely important to model the sounds correctly at home.

The below video from Oxford Owl provides helpful examples to support families at home. 


Year 1 Phonics Screening Check

Please see the below link to find out more:

At Holy Family School we have recently updated the books in our reading scheme. Original books have been re-banded where necessary to ensure they are in line with Letters and Sounds and new books from 'The Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds have been purchased. Please see The Holy Family school Reading Policy for more information.