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How to say the sounds of letters in Synthetic Phonics

Most schools in the UK are now following a Synthetic Phonics programme. All such programmes teach children to pronounce letters in a slightly new and different way. This is called ‘precise pronunciation’ or ‘pure sounds’. Some staff and parents may […]

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What is a phoneme?

Now that everyone is talking ‘Synthetic Phonics speak’ and it seems like Michael Gove will continue to do so – it may be a good time to clarify some of the terms  that are being used.

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