Park Lane Primary

How We Teach Phonics

 Revisit and Review

  • Practise previously taught letters or graphemes.
  • Practise oral blending and segmenting.


  • Teach new graphemes along with the ditty.
  • Teach blending and/or segmenting using the sound.
  • Teach one or two CEW words.


  • Blending and reading words with the new grapheme.
  • Segmenting and spelling words with the new grapheme.

Apply – Read or write a caption or sentence using one or more tricky words and words containing the graphemes.

Assess – How successful have the children been when learning a new grapheme.