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Teaching phonics: aims
See examples of how schools have set out their phonics teaching objectives.
See examples from schools
Primary school in Lancashire
Longton Primary School has a phonics statement on its website.
The aims of the phonics programme include for pupils to:
- Become readers for life
- Develop vocabulary
- Apply phonic knowledge to reading and writing
The statement also covers:
- How the school will cover phonics at the foundation stage and Key Stage 1
- The 6 phases of phonics
Special school in Kent
Abbey Court School covers phonics on pages 18 and 19 of its English policy. The school's aims include to:
- Differentiate phonics activities according to pupils' developing abilities and interests
- Encourage pupils to 'play' with sounds
- Facilitate communication sessions with pupils with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD)
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