Athelstan Community Primary School

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Phonics and Spelling

Here you will find documents and resources you may find useful for supporting your Year 1 child at home with phonics and spelling

Year 1 Phonics and Reading Information Video for Parents

Please click the link below to access the information video. We have also uploaded a PDF version of the PowerPoint should you wish to access any of the website links, as well as a document containing a glossary of terms.

Weekly Phonics Coverage

Click the icon below to find our weekly phonics coverage

We use the Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised phonics scheme to support our teaching of phonics. Below are some documents you may find useful.

Spelling Strategies

This is a useful document that shares different games and strategies you could use at home to support your Year 1 child with learning to spell and practising their weekly spellings

Word mats

By the end of Year 1, children should be able to spell these words and use them in their writing. The words will be introduced progressively during phonic sessions throughout the year.