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POLITE reminders- Book fair is running from Friday 15th to Wednesday the 20th............After school clubs will be resuming for this term, a reminder that Sports and ICT club finish at 4:15pm. - Karate - Last class of the year: THURSDAY 5th Dec ..........First class of the year: THURSDAY 9th Jan................INSET days for this academic year are - 13th December 2019, 20th January 2020 and 20th July 2020....... please do not park on the zig zag lines, you put your/our children at risk when you do this...........We are continuing our name and shame campaign, 'zig-zag' parkers registration numbers will be shown on this scrolling banner; we need to keep the children safe............thanks for your support in advance...........The following have put our children at risk this week......
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Church of England Community Academy

Phonics games

We recommend the fantastic online teaching resource www.phonicsplay.co.uk to use with your child at home. Phonics Play has lots of fun games for the children to play which supports the sounds and tricky words we learn at school. 'Tricky Word Trucks', 'Buried Treasure' and 'Picnic on Pluto' are particular favourites with the children, which helps them with their sight word recognition as well as supporting their segmenting and blending skills. 

 

As well as Phonics Play, we recommend implementing phonics strategies throughout the day. For example, when shopping with your child you could practise segmenting and blending skills by saying to your child 'can you find the m-i-l-k'  (saying the sound for each letter). Or when at home you could say 'time to b-r-u-sh your t-ee-th'. 

 

Other simple activities include having a couple of hoops and getting the children to sort items around the home into the correct initial sound hoop - for example, all of the 's' items need to be sorted into the 's' hoop and all of the 'a' items need to be sorted into the 'a' hoop. 

 

 

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