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Here at Forest Academy, we believe that reading is the foundation that all learning is built on. Please see below some strategies for helping early readers learn and understand the different sounds letters and letter combinations make

These videos will help support you to support your child with their phonics.

With the phonic test commencing on June 15th for Year 1 pupils, we have produced some helpful videos which model reading through blending sounds together. The phonic test checks children's ability to sound out words even words which don't exist. The videos demonstrate how the sounds should be pronounced and the words and sounds they will be expected to read in the test. Please use these videos over the holidays with your child to practice the sounds. Thank you for your support.













Click here for an overview video of Phonics 

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