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06/05/22

Congratulations on your gymnastic medals Dragonflies! https://t.co/OjBsFK04JE

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06/05/22

Congratulations to all our gymnasts! We are so proud of you all!! https://t.co/sZT3nV4WbE

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05/05/22

Fantastic writing Dragonflies! Good luck in tomorrow’s raffle! https://t.co/iviUfSuNr0

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29/04/22

We are very proud of our 4 Cross Country finalists that represented us in the Essex County Finals this week 🏆🏆🏆🏆. “Well done, you were amazing!” 👏🏻 👏🏻 https://t.co/GZc9VpWrsu

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29/04/22

Badger class have been busy planting vegetables this week. https://t.co/ojHFOsPn8Z

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30/03/22

Children have completed more than 1,400 laps of their school field in support of families in Ukraine. 🏃‍♂️🏃‍♀️🇺🇦 https://t.co/RltaXSBcfq https://t.co/KC0B7m0dgm

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18/03/22

What a great day! Year 5 and 6 have topped it off with a great afternoon, against some tough competition. They had a fabulous time! We are all so proud of you, Team Roydon. 🏆🏃🏼‍♀️🏃🏿 https://t.co/HO7pPGEH3A

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18/03/22

Results are in for our year 3 cross country teams 🎉 Girls team 3rd place Boys team 1st place We are so proud of you all 🏆🏃🏼‍♀️🏃🏿 https://t.co/YfztoVuSK2

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15/03/22

Pencils and paper were replaced with slates and fountain pens as pupils explored the Victorian era. https://t.co/SAUOL7lW5v https://t.co/56gnpvqOuD

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10/03/22

Owl class tackling the night line course … https://t.co/9qPFrAheuv

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10/03/22

Owl class tackling the obstacle course at Kingswood https://t.co/HSyfDCF1wV

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10/03/22

Today Badger class were exploring ways to change the pitch of sound in science this afternoon. 🎼 https://t.co/PIG42gOlg5

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08/03/22

An awesome presentation with fabulous geographical knowledge! https://t.co/fsdcEtJ4wi

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08/03/22

Rabbit class enjoying messy play! https://t.co/nDtnR0fD1o

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08/03/22

Rabbit class enjoying the sunshine ☀️ https://t.co/GKPgMtQUDg

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08/03/22

Young performers had an early taste of Shakespeare when they put on a production for a live audience. Year 5 students performed a version of Macbeth to their parents. https://t.co/HLvBBkV7ZI https://t.co/vBz5OHlLGo

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04/03/22

Year 4, Year 5 & Year 6 Book Cover competition winners 🤩 https://t.co/zhBL9nkFN5

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04/03/22

EYFS, Year 1, Year 2 & Year 3 Book cover competition winning entries 🤩 https://t.co/avbQHZXQpw

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04/03/22

What an end to ‘World Book Week’ at Roydon Primary Academy! Congratulations to our book cover competition winners! Each child received a £5 voucher! https://t.co/iTPXwTUBRV

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04/03/22

What fabulous door book competition entries -Year 3, Year 4 & Year 5 entries! https://t.co/PnjEDxZ26m

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Phonics

The aim of phonics is to build children's speaking and listening skills and to prepare them for learning to read by developing their phonic knowledge and skills. Little Wandle Letters and Sounds sets out a detailed and systematic programme for the teaching of the phonic skills through six individual phases.

Phonics is taught for 20 minutes each day in ability groups. From phase two to phase six. Below you can find a breakdown of the different phases.

Phase

Phonic Knowledge and Skills

Phase One (Nursery/Reception)

Activities are divided into seven aspects, including environmental sounds, instrumental sounds, body sounds, rhythm and rhyme, alliteration, voice sounds and finally oral blending and segmenting.

Phase Two (Reception) up to 6 weeks

Learning 19 letters of the alphabet and one sound for each. Blending sounds together to make words. Segmenting words into their separate sounds. Beginning to read simple captions.

Phase Three (Reception) up to 12 weeks

The remaining 7 letters of the alphabet, one sound for each. Graphemes such as ch, oo, th representing the remaining phonemes not covered by single letters. Reading captions, sentences and questions. On completion of this phase, children will have learnt the "simple code", i.e. one grapheme for each phoneme in the English language.

Phase Four (Reception) 4 to 6 weeks

No new grapheme-phoneme correspondences are taught in this phase. Children learn to blend and segment longer words with adjacent consonants, e.g. swim, clap, jump.

Phase Five (Throughout Year 1)

Now we move on to the "complex code". Children learn more graphemes for the phonemes which they already know, plus different ways of pronouncing the graphemes they already know.

Phase Six (Throughout Year 2 and beyond)

Working on spelling, including prefixes and suffixes, doubling and dropping letters etc.

 

Phonics Videos

Phonics Videos can be viewed in the video gallery.
 

Useful Websites

There are several websites that we use within school that will help to enhance children’s learning. Some of which may incur a small subscription

www.phonicsplay.co.uk

www.ictgames.com

www.letters-and-sounds.com

Please see document below for more detailed information for parents.

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