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Remote support for Phonics

Our recent webinar on teaching phonics remotely can be found here

Please contact us at englishhub@springhillcatholic.net for the password.

 

We have gathered some links to support you in providing phonics and early reading home learning to your pupils from each of the DfE approved SSP providers:

 

Floppy's Phonics

  • Free e-book library on Oxford Owl organised by phases:

Please visit: https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/free-ebooks/

Parents will need to create a free account on Oxford Owl for Home to access the e-books.

 

Jolly Phonics

  • Videos and activity sheets:

Please visit: https://www.jollylearning.co.uk/school-closure-support-for-parents/

 

Letters and Sounds

  • Access to daily parent videos:

Please visit: https://lettersandsounds.org.uk/for-home/overview

  • Free e-book library that match Letters and Sounds on Oxford Owl - organised by phases:

Please visit: https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/free-ebooks/

Parents will need to create a free account on Oxford Owl for Home to access the e-books.

 

Phonics Bug

  • Parent guide to helping your child to read:

Please visit: https://www.pearson.com/uk/learners/primary-parents/literacy-and-phonics.html

 

Phonics International

  • Free e-book library on Oxford Owl organised by phases:

Please visit: https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/free-ebooks/

Parents will need to create a free account on Oxford Owl for Home to access the e-books.

 

Read, Write Inc.

  • Daily YouTube Videos to learn the sound of the day
  • Free Read Write Inc e-book library on Oxford Owl for Home:

Parents and carers can access 27 Read Write Inc. Phonics e-book titles for extra practice with their children at home. 62 Speed Sound Practice Sheets are also available to download.

Please visit: www.oxfordowl.co.uk/read-write-inc-home

Parents will need to create a free account on Oxford Owl for Home to access the e-books.

 

Sounds Discovery

  1. Guide for Parents: 
    https://www.syntheticphonics.net/uploads/Guide%20for%20Parents.pdf
  2. Parent Letter: 
    https://www.syntheticphonics.net/uploads/Parent%20Letter.pdf
  3. Video of Home Snappy Lesson: 
    https://www.syntheticphonics.net/uploads/HomeSnappyLesson.mp4
  4. Video of School Column Sort Lesson: 
    https://www.syntheticphonics.net/uploads/SchoolColumnSortLesson.mp4
  5. Video of Interview: https://www.syntheticphonics.net/uploads/Interview.mp4
  6. Video of Sounds: https://www.syntheticphonics.net/uploads/Sound.MP4

 

Sounds Together

*Awaiting information from publishers*

 

Sounds Write

  • Downloadable activity sheets:

Please visit: https://www.sounds-write.co.uk/

 

Support and resources from public libraries

There are several resources available from public libraries that could complement the educational resources schools provide to parents, particularly to support reading for pleasure.
 

  • Libraries at Home includes a tool to help individuals find their local library service.
    Library services have made it quicker and easier to sign up online, so that families and individuals can start to use digital library services (e.g. borrowing e-books), and in many areas open the door to accessing physical books via order and collect or similar arrangements. This site also allows individuals to watch LibrariesTV which features many videos produced by library services across the country. These include activities like storytimes and craft sessions. It also features podcasts and blogs providing ideas for further reading and much more.
     
  • Libraries Connected is an organisation that represents library services across the country and provides further resources via #LibrariesFromHome (through the website and on Twitter). They also signpost to interesting activities and virtual events.

 

  • The National Shelf Service offers book recommendations from professional librarians who signpost to great titles available through libraries and e-book lending platforms.

 

National Virtual Library

Oak National Academy has launched a new virtual library in partnership with the National Literacy Trust.

The Virtual School Library hosts free reading and writing content from children's authors, such as Dame Jacqueline Wilson, Josh Lacey and Konnie Huq. There is a free-to-access book every week from the platform's author of the week, alongside exclusive videos and the author's top three recommended reads. Here is the link https://library.thenational.academy/