Ladybirds Links

  • Jolly Phonic
  • We follow the Letters and Sounds approach to teaching phonics but link this with the actions from the Jolly Phonics teaching programme. Please click on the link for some ideas and resources.
  • Letters and Sounds Resources / Ideas
  • This is a brilliant website with lots of games and word cards etc. to download. There is also an explanation of each of the six phases in Letters and Sounds.
  • The Reformed EYFS
  • The revised framework, effective from September 2012, takes forward the Government’s reforms to the 2008 framework as recommended in the 2011 Tickell Review.
  • “Mr Thorne Does Phonics”
  • Here is a link to the TES website. Mr Thorne is a teacher who has uploaded some phonic videos. There is one called Jolly Phonic Hand Actions which shows you how to pronounce each sound and the associated action – it is also very funny! There is also a video called The Alphabet with Mr Thorne which shows you how to pronounce each sound.
  • BBC Schools EYFS
  • Lots of lovely online activities covering our six areas of learning.
  • BBC Bitesize
  • Some fantastic online games designed for Key Stage 1 children (Years 1 and 2). Have fun playing the games with your child!