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Help with reading

Our lovely Miss Green (who we work alongside in Year 1) has made some videos to help Year 1 children and families with the phonics work. We think you will find them really useful, as they cover the basic skills we have taught in Year 1.

Segmenting and blending a word to read

Below are the sounds and tricky words to practise. Ideally in Year 1 the children should be able to recognise all sounds and words including phase 5.

Parent and carers guide to pronouncing phonemes (phase 2 and 3)

Phase 3 tricky words

Phase 4 tricky words

There are no official phonemes for phase 4 but below are the ones we regularly use in school when blending and segmenting sounds in words.

Phase 5 phonemes

Phase 5 tricky words

Below are some websites to help with practising the tricky words and phonemes (sounds).