Letters and Sounds
Find out about Letters and Sounds, which is designed to help you teach children how the alphabet works for reading and spelling by:
- fostering children’s speaking and listening skills as valuable in their own right and as preparatory to learning phonic knowledge and skills
- teaching high-quality phonic work.
Find out about the principles of Letters and Sounds. This section focuses on high-quality phonics, reading comprehension and progression, pace and flexibility.
Teachers and Early Years practitioners can use these suggested teaching approaches to support children’s phonic development in speaking, reading and spelling.
Early Years practitioners can use these materials to support their planning, teaching and assessment of children’s phonic development in speaking, reading and spelling. This is part of Letters and Sounds, a phonics programme within Communication, Language and Literacy Development (CLLD).