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Y1 phonics screening check 2018 past paper
The Year 1 Phonics Screening Check, administered in June, tests children's knowledge of phonics with a mixture of real and nonsense words. The official past paper for 2018 will show you what sort of words children are asked to read as part of the assessment.
Y3 spelling: split diagraphs worksheet
In these sentences, look for the words with a spilt diagraph. Remember, you are looking for a word with an ‘e’ at the end that changes a short vowel sound into a long vowel sound (for example, mad becomes made).

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Spelling: double consonants revision worksheet
The spelling words below, from the Y5 and Y6 list, all include a double consonant. Can you cut out the cards and arrange them to make a whole word, matching the double consonant on the first card with the end sound on the second card?

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Spelling: double consonants worksheet
These words have a double consonant in them. Fill in the missing double letters to complete the word.

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Write the initial sounds worksheet
Oh dear – Captain Clumsy has forgotten where she has hidden her treasure! Luckily she left herself a clue. Look at the pictures of the items below. What sound do they each begin with?

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Read and Spell Game (Phase 2 phonics)
This fun game is designed to support your child’s progress in phonics and covers some of the Phase 2 sounds.

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Tricky words memory match worksheet
Exception words or tricky words are words in which the English spelling code works in an unusual way. Have a go at this game of memory match to test your knowledge of some tricky spellings!

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The grapheme ‘ch’ for the /k/ sound and the /sh/ sound
The grapheme ‘ch’ is used to encode (spell) different sounds in English. Say each word aloud, then sort them into the table below.

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Y1 phonics practice: reading alien words worksheet
Let's go alien hunting! Read each word aloud and decide whether you think it is a real word or an alien word.

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Word sorting (Phase 3 phonics) worksheet
The words below include the vowel graphemes ‘ear’, ‘air’, ‘ure’ and ‘er’. Can you spot them? Cut out the words and place them face down on the table.

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The /zh/ phoneme mini bingo (Phase 5 phonics) worksheet
There are lots of different ways of writing the /zh/ sound. Let's play mini bingo to help you learn them!

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The /ee/ sound practice worksheet
Cut out the words below and place them under the “sea”. Now it's time to go fishing!

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The /ai/ sound treasure hunt trail (Phase 5 phonics) worksheet
Cut out the words below and ask your grown up to hide them around the room for you to find. No peeking! When you have found all the cards, read them to your grown up. Sort each word into the table below. Which grapheme (‘ay’, ‘a_e’’, ‘ai’) has the most words? Which has the least?
Sorting words (Phase 3 phonics) worksheet
These words include the vowel graphemes ‘ai’, ‘ee’, ‘igh’ and ‘oa’. Can you spot them? Cut out the words and place them face down on the table.Turn a card over and read it aloud. Which sound can you hear? Write the word in the table. Which sound has the most words? Which has the least?

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Say and write a sentence worksheet
Cut out the words and place them face down on a table. Working with a grown-up, take it in turns to turn a word over and read the word out. Can you say a sentence that contains the word?

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Reading tricky words (Phase 4 phonics) worksheet
Cut out these words and place them under the “sea”. Next, reach under the “sea” and pull a fish out, then read its word aloud. Can you catch all the fish?
High frequency words treasure hunt (Phase 2 / 3 phonics)
Cut out the words below and ask your grown up to hide them around the room for you to find. No peeking! When you’ve found all the cards, read them to your grown up, then pick three to write sentences for.

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Hard g or soft g? (Phase 5 phonics)
Usually the way we read ‘g’ depends on the letter that follows it (there are exceptions). Learn the rule then see if you can sort these words into the table.

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Y1 phonics screening check 2017 past paper
The Year 1 Phonics Screening Check, administered in June, tests children's knowledge of phonics with a mixture of real and nonsense words. Look through the official past paper for 2017 to see what sort of words children are asked to read as part of the assessment.
Y1 phonics screening check 2016 past paper
The Year 1 Phonics Screening Check, administered in June, tests children's knowledge of phonics with a mixture of real and nonsense words. Look through the official past paper for 2016 to see what sort of words children are asked to read as part of the assessment.

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