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St Patrick's RC Primary And Nursery School

"I come that they may have life and have it to the full"

Lee Street, Oldham, Lancashire, OL8 1EF

0161 633 0527

  2. Phonics/reading
  3. Phase 1

Phase 1

This phase recognises the importance of developing speaking and listening skills. We identify this phase as ‘tuning in our ears’. This stage is about developing the depth of language experienced by children. The phase is broken into seven aspects.

1  General sound discrimination – environmental sounds

2  General sound discrimination - instrumental sounds

3  General sound discrimination- body percussion

4 Rhythm and rhyme


5 Alliteration

6 Voice sounds

7 Oral blending and segmenting

Each aspect is divided into three strands

  • Tuning into sounds
  • Listening and remembering sounds
  • Talking about sounds