Bramble Infant School & Nursery

Bramble Infant School & Nursery

Growing, Caring, Learning

Bramble Road, Southsea, Hampshire, PO4 0DT

schooloffice@bramble.portsmouth.sch.uk , nurseryoffice@bramble.portsmouth.sch.uk

023 9282 8604

English

"As readers we learn to unlock the written code of English using our phonics knowledge. We learn what words mean and enjoy reading for information and pleasure."

"As writers we learn to communicate with others by turning what we want to say into words and sentences. We are able to choose the right words and sentences for the right purpose."

Year R English Sequence Map

Year 1 English Sequence Map

Year 2 English Sequence Map

Phonics Teaching

Our primary method for teaching children to read is by using a 'systematic synthetic phonics' approach. From the beginning of Year R, in school, children are taught phoneme / grapheme correspondence so they are able to decode written words. Our approach to teaching phonics is structured using 'Letters and Sounds'.  

 

For more information about phonics visit the 'Phonics in 5' resources on the Portsmouth Education Partnership website. 

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