Teaching with phonics

Information to help schools select an effective phonics programme and research on phonics strategies for teachers. You can find older phonics guidance and advice on the Teaching with phonics Archives website.

Note: the search function is not available on archived content so please use the filters on the left of each page. Is there anything wrong with this page? All content is available under the Open Government Licence v3. Phonics instruction helps children learn the relationships between the letters of written language and the sounds of spoken language.

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