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How important is the Phonics Screening Check?

Sat 16th April 2016
The Phonics Screening check is a compulsory assessment that all children take at the end of year 1. It is designed to make sure students have phonic decoding to an appropriate standard. It was first...

Top 10 Phonics Resources

Sat 16th April 2016
I am forever looking for new and exciting resources to engage my Year 1 class in their Phonics lessons. Below I have compiled a list of the best resources I have found: 1.Phonics fishing

Parent Guide: What is the Phonics Screening Check?

Fri 15th April 2016
As the Phonics Screening Check is looming again this year, here as some facts for parents. The Phonics Screening Check is a compulsory assessment that all children in year 1 must take. It is used to...
Fonics App Learn to Read Blog - 5 Tips to get your child to Read

Top 5 tips to get your child to read

Fri 15th April 2016
Unless a child loves reading and can read, it can be tricky to get them to want to read. I have found that these five tips help tremendously with my Year 1 class.  
Fonics App Learn to Read Blog - Does Technology Exist in the Classroom?

Does technology exist in the classroom?

Fri 15th April 2016
It is always assumed the resources that teachers use in the classroom are the most technologically advanced, but this is not the case. Many teachers and schools across the country still rely on ‘fail safe...