Phonics


    ​The Five skills taught in Jolly Phonics 

    1.Learning the letter sounds
     
    Children are taught the 42 main letter sounds. This includes alphabet sounds as well as digraphs such as sh, th, ai and ue.
     
    2.Learning letter formation
     
    Using different multi-sensory methods, children learn how to form and write the letters.
     
    3.Blending
     
    Children are taught how to blend the sounds together to read and write new words.
     
    4.Identifying the sounds in words (Segmenting)
     
    Listening for the sounds in words gives children the best start for improving spelling.
     
    5.Tricky words
     
    Tricky words have irregular spellings and children learn these separately.