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Phase 1

Nursery Expectation

7 Aspects

 

Environmental Sounds

Instrumental Sounds

Body Percussion

Rhythm & Rhyme

Alliteration

Voice Sounds

Oral Blending & Segmenting

Phase 1 of Letters and Sounds concentrates on developing children's speaking and listening skills and lays the foundations for the phonic work, which starts in Phase 2. The emphasis during Phase 1 is to get children attuned to the sounds around them and ready to begin developing oral blending and segmenting skills.

It is intended that each of the first six aspects should be dipped into, rather than going through them in any order, with a balance of activities.