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Welcome to Year 1! This page will be used to share useful information and links to help you support your child’s education at home. Miss Moody is your child’s class teacher and she is supported by Miss Ward.

For all our news and to see the fantastic learning activities the children take part in please visit our learning blog.

ActiveLearn is designed to support your child with their reading skills. this interactive site allows teachers to assign books to your child. Your child should read these books and answer the questions as they go along.

Phonics

In phonics we are currently learning Phase 2 phonemes. We are now able to read most CVC words. The file below contains some examples of CVC words for you to practice with your child. The handwriting slides will show you how we teach the children to form their letters.

We also learn high frequency words. These are words that your child cannot sound out. They need to know these words by sight.

This pronunciation guide will help you to understand how we deliver phonics in class. We deliver phonics in a set order

Teach your Monster to Read – Reading and phonics support
http://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/blog/free-phonics-games-apps

Cbeebies Alphablocks – Reading and phonics support
We are committed to supporting all of our parents in becoming skilled and confident in supporting their child’s phonics.  Further information on supporting children’s phonics at home can be found below.  
www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks