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Courtney: Reception – Sample 2

Courtney produced a sample of writing. This is an annotated sample of her work, demonstrating her application of independent phonic knowledge and skills in the first half of the autumn term in Reception.

nbisad. ban. ierthe. ietthe.

nbisad. ban. ierthe. ietthe.

Year group:
4 years 10 months
Autumn 1
Working within
Phase one application

Application of synthetic phonic knowledge and skills

Courtney is using some familiar letters from her name and also demonstrates an awareness of the tricky word ‘the’.


Writing requires mediation to be understood.

Child’s voice

I don’t know what it says.