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Phase 3 phonics


These are the phase three phonic sounds that we will be working on:


Set 6: j, v, w, x

Set 7: y, z, zz, qu

Consonant digraphs: ch, sh, th, ng

Vowel digraphs: ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, ar, or, ur, ow, oi, ear, air, ure, er

Phase two phonics

We have now covered all of the phase two sounds and have moved onto phase three.  

These are the following sounds learnt -

  • Set 1: s, a, t, p.
  • Set 2: i, n, m, d.
  • Set 3: g, o, c, k.
  • Set 4: ck, e, u, r.
  • Set 5: h, b, f, ff, l, ll, ss.

We are now working in phase three.  




In the red phonics home learning books the children can practise writing the sound, but also could make some words and practise sounding them out.

ie, s-i-p  sip.


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