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North Crescent Primary School

‘Guiding explorers of the future’

We have spaces in our 'Outstanding' EYFS (Ofsted 24) for September 2024. New Pre-school for 2 year olds and Nursery for 3 and 4 year olds opening mid September 2024.



Phonics: How to pronounce pure sounds | Oxford Owl

Phonics Audio Guide

There are 26 letters of the alphabet but they make 44 sounds. Use the audio guide linked below to hear all 44 phonic sounds, on their own and in example words. 

Phonics: How to blend sounds to read words | Oxford Owl

Tricky Words

Enjoy the songs in the link below whilst learning the tricky words. 

Alphabet Phonics Song

Learn the name and sound for each letter of the alphabet.

Recap of sounds taught in Explorers

Phase 2 sounds taught in Explorers

Phase 2 - s a t p I n m d g o c k ck e u r h b f l

Phase 2 sounds taught in Explorers

Phase 2 ff ll ss
Phase 3 - j v w x y z zz qu th sh ch nk ng

Phase 3 sounds taught in Explorers

Phase 3 ai ee igh oa oo oo ar ur ow oi ear air er

Phonics Digraphs Phase 3 Phonics

A digraph is two letters that make one sound .

Sounds taught in Year 1

Phase 5 Sounds Song

ay oy wh a_e ou ir a_e ou ph e_e ie ue ew i_e ea aw oe au