Little Wandle

The Pilgrim Pathways School is an letters and sounds Revised school and ensures that every child is a successful reader. Seven features of effective phonics practice have been identified and these include:

  1. Direct teaching in frequent, short bursts
  2. Consistency of approach
  3. Secure, systematic progression in phonics learning
  4. Maintaining pace of learning
  5. Providing repeated practice
  6. Application of phonics using matched decodable books
  7. Early identification of children at risk of falling behind, linked to the provision of effective
    keep-up support


Tips for Parents

Attached below are some helpful resources for parents to use to help support their child with saying their sounds and writing their letters. 

  1. Video to show support for phonics
  2. Video to show how to teach
  3. Helpful resources