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Phonics 1-1 session takes place every day to assist children in becoming confident with their sounds - 13/03/2018

Pupils at University Primary Academy Kidsgrove (UPAK) take part in a one-to-one phonics lesson everyday to assist them in becoming more confident with their sounds.

Phonics is a method for teaching reading and writing of the English language by developing pupils’ phonemic awareness. Phonics teaching provides a foundation for every child, that is based on the letters and sounds of the alphabet.

Children are taught phonics by segmenting and blending letter sounds and use this knowledge to learn and pronounce words. Phonics helps children to increase their confidence and instil a love of reading from an early age.