Please join our Family Literacy Project where parents and children can learn together.
Enjoy sharing stories and writing with your child.
We will learn correct letter formation, letter sounds, tricky words and high frequency words.
We will also have some sessions where children will write poems then type them up on a laptop.
Letter sounds and tricky words:
Consonant sounds - stretchy: f l m n r s v z sh th ng nk
Consonant sounds - bouncy: b c k d g h j p qu t w x y ch
Vowel sounds - bouncy: a e i o u
Vowel sounds - stretchy: ay ee igh ow oo oo ar or air ir ou oy
m a s d t i n p g o c k u b f e l h sh r j v y w th z ch q x ng nk
ay ee igh ow oo oo ar or air ir ou oy
ee ea oy oi ay a-e igh i-e ow o-e oo u-e or aw air are ir ur er ou ow ai oa ew ire ear ure tion cious tious
a-e - make, cake, name, same, late, date
i-e smile, white, nice, like, time, hide
o-e home, hope, spoke, note, broke, phone
u-e- tune, rude, huge, use, June
Tricky words: could, should, price. these, his, would. home, put, time, what, when, where, as, house, name, which, were, one, because, right, only, good, another, your, why, back, two, said, one, there, who
The Family Literacy Project aims to involve and welcome parents or other family members to work alongside their child. This helps to develop:
Vast amount of evidence suggests that reading helps language development. The more widely a child reads, the more they will benefit by increasing their vocabulary.
The Family Literacy session is seen as an opportunity for family member and child to spend quality time together while the child is learning. It also fosters social interaction between school and families, promoting integration between ethnic groups.