Phonics is a high priority for us at Lamberhead Green as we know that is a very important skill in helping our children to read. Children in the infant particpate in daily phonics sessions of approximately 20 minutes. Our data shows us that children already make lots of progress as 74% of our children pass the year 1 phonics screening test. However,we want our children to make as much progress as they possibly can and as a result we are currently changing the way we deliver our phonics. From Christmas, we will be changing over to a scheme called Read Write Inc.(RWI)This is a nationally recognised scheme which supports the delivery of phonics and has been shown to have a big impact on the result that children get. We want this for our children too. In January, the whole school will be undertaking 2 days training on RWI and then we will begin to move over to using the scheme. We will keep you informed as we do this and we will be showing you how you can help support your child at home.