Phonics teaches children how to decode letters into their respective sounds, a skill that is essential for them to read unfamiliar words by themselves.
In our Phonics lessons, we use a scheme called Monster Phonics.
Monster Phonics is easier to learn and remember. Monster Phonics helps children to learn and recall spellings by using colour. Each sound and colour is also represented by a monster that makes that sound (a sound cue). This brings phonics to life and makes Monster Phonics highly engaging.
Teaching is supported by using colour and monster sound cues to make the grapheme-phoneme correspondence explicit and easier to learn. Directly linking each grapheme and sounds within words makes learning easier and fun. Once a grapheme has been taught, the colour is removed. Not only does this accelerates the learning of phonics, high-frequency words, including common exception words, are also easier to learn.
Below are some resources that you can access to support your child with Monster Phonics. This includes;