Year 2 Phonics
Phonics is a way of teaching children to read quickly and skillfully. They are taught how to:
- recognise the sounds that each individual letter makes;
- identify the sounds that different combinations of letters make - such as /sh/ or /oo/; and
- blend these sounds together from left to right to make a word.
Children can then use this knowledge to ‘de-code’ new words that they hear or see. This is the first important step in learning to read.
Please note: Year 2 will be taking their Phonics Screening in Autumn 2
Please click on the link below for daily lessons that review Phases 4 and 5, to help children confidently read the words in the Phonics Screening Check.