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Supporting Reading
at Home

At Weetwood we recognise reading as a key life skill, which underpins access to the rest of the curriculum. Our aim is for all pupils to read words and simple sentences by the end of Reception, become successful, fluent readers by the end of Key Stage 1 and develop a lifelong love of reading as they move through school.

Further information about the teaching of phonics can be found on the phonics page of our website.


How to pronounce pure sounds

Learn how to pronounce all 44 phonics sounds, or phonemes, used in the English language with examples.


How to support phonics learning at home

Understand learning to read using phonics and how to put reading with phonics into practice at home.

What to do if you think your child is struggling with reading?

Useful tips for what to do if you think your child is struggling with reading.

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