Tag Archives: Y1 phonics check

NFER report on Y1 Phonics Check

Read here a short analysis by Debbie Hepplewhite of the recent NFER report on the Y1 Phonics Check: http://www.phonicsinternational.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=636

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The Great Phonics Check Debate

This week pupils in Y1 will undergo the phonics check.  Here are the two sides to the debate. http://www.phonicsinternational.com/screener_debate.pdf

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Why we all need to be able to read nonsense words

Here is a very logical, straightforward explanation why we all need to be able to read nonsense words.  Spelfabet website beautifully and simply concludes that “nonsense words = words we haven’t yet met”. Why wouldn’t we want to teach children a skill […]

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