Phonics

Phonics are special sounds: The sounds which make up ‘talk’. Children progress naturally from talking to writing, and from listening to reading. We currently use 'letters and sounds' - see link to the Government website document.
 
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/190599/Letters_and_Sounds_-_DFES-00281-2007.pdf
 
 
Jolly Phonics is also used to compliment this.