Our Virtual Phonics Classroom
Use our virtual classroom to find out important information about the teaching of phonics and reading in school, as well as tips of how you can support your child at home.
We use a government validated scheme called Little Wandle at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School to teach our phonics and early reading skills.
Look at the videos below to find out how to pronounce the sounds we are learning.
Sounds taught in Year 1:
Reading at Home
The video below explains about they types of books your child will bring home from school and how you can support them with their reading.
Phonics skills and how we teach in school.
Blending is one of the most important skills when learning to read. Click here to find out more about how we teach blending.
Watch this video to find out about tricky words, these are the words which we cannot sound out, but we see a lot in our reading.
Watch this video to find out how we teach phonics in Year 1.