Phase 4 Phonics

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The course examines Phase 4 Phonics and considers the teaching and learning that children need in the early stages of their reading lives, exploring how Phase 4 builds on existing phonic knowledge. A Course for teachers to develop their subject knowledge and teaching pedagogy to deliver the phonics curriculum effectively.


Why should I attend?

  • To develop understanding of phonics teaching for children who are early readers exploring how to move children onwards into greater confidence.

What will the course cover?

Participants will:

  • Understand the importance of early phonological development and providing meaningful activities to support this in your setting.
  • Clarify subject knowledge around the terminology related to phonics teaching.
  • To know the expectations related to the pace and progression of learning within phase 4.
  • Become familiar and confident with the basic phonic code and teaching of blending and segmenting.
  • Receive guidance for the teaching of synthetic phonics through knowing the lesson sequence.
  • Share high quality texts to support phonic teaching.
  • Explore strategies for teaching common exception words.

Who should attend?


☒Teaching Assistant




Pay as You Go - £65.00

CPD Package - No charge


Booking confirmation including access information and important pre-course information will be sent to you upon booking.

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Contact information

For specific enquiries about this course, please contact Nicola Wix at

For general booking or CPD enquiries please contact

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