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-Wales Class- (Year 1)


Teachers: Miss Shore/Mrs Carmichael 

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Time to say goodbye to the amazing Wales class! What a year! 

We hope you have a fun and safe summer.









We will start our year 1 phonics journey by revising the phase 3 sounds and common exception words. 


In Phase 3  we will recap the twenty-five new graphemes one at a time. We will recap in this order: j, v, w, x Set 7: y, z, zz, qu. Consonant digraphs: ch, sh, th, ng. Vowel digraphs and trigraphs: ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, ar, or, ur, ow, oi, ear, air, ure, er.


Some of the phase 3 teaching activities will be: 

  • Teaching Letter Names
  • Introducing and Teaching Two-Letter and Three-Letter GPCs
  • Practising Grapheme Recognition for Reading and Spelling
  • Practising Blending for Reading
  • Practising Segmentation for Spelling
  • Teaching and Practising High Frequency Words
  • Teaching, Reading and Spelling Two-Syllable Words
  • Practising Reading and Writing Captions and Sentences


Press the stars below to find some activities to support phonics learning at home.