Find out what phonics is and get expert advice on the best ways to help your child learn to read with phonics.
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What is phonics?
Watch this fun animated introduction to the key aspects of learning to read using phonics. Great for learning more about key terms such as 'phonemes', 'blending' and 'tricky words'.
How to pronounce pure sounds
Learn how to pronounce all 44 phonics sounds, or phonemes, used in the English language with these helpful examples.
How to blend sounds to read words
Suzy Ditchburn explains how letter sounds can be blended to read words, and gives tips on how to practice phonics with your child.
How to support phonics learning
Understand how to put reading with phonics into practice with Emily Guille-Marrett and her son Albie.
Phonics help: top 10 tips
Phonics expert and creator of the Read Write Inc. Phonics programme Ruth Miskin shares her top tips for developing phonics skills at home. Includes advice on decoding and blending words, and on correctly making the phonics sounds.
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