Parent Tutorial: Preparing to teach reading - Fred Games

Parent Tutorial: Preparing to teach reading - Fred Games

Fred is a little green frog that can only speak in sounds. Using Fred, we help children learn to blend sounds together to form words. Watch our newest parent tutorial to see a variety of 'Fred Games' that you can play with your child to support them while they're learning to read.

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Information for Parents: The Phonics Screening Check

Information for Parents: The Phonics Screening Check

The phonics screening check is a short, simple test taken by Year 1 children each June to assess their reading ability. Parents can watch our short video to find out what happens during the check and why it's useful.

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Parent Tutorial: Storybook Activities - Speed Sounds

Parent Tutorial: Storybook Activities - Speed Sounds

Meet Malaika, aged 5, in the first of a series of films. She is practising reading sounds at speed in her storybook. Her mum, Tanya, helps by pointing to the sounds and praising her. Malaika may only be in Reception but she already knows ‘ay’ and ‘ee’.

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Parent Tutorial: Independent Blending

Parent Tutorial: Independent Blending

Watch our newest parent tutorial to find out more about independent blending.

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Storytime at home

Storytime at home

Storytime at home - the best way to start a child on their reading journey

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