Far Forest Lea MemorialCE Primary School


Phase 3

During their Reception year, the children next move onto Phase 3.

During Phase 3, the children learn a further 25 new graphemes. They have daily opportunities to practice using them to read and write simple words.


What do the children learn in Phase 3?

Set 6: j, v, w, x

Set 7: y, z, zz, qu

Constant digraphs: ch, sh, th, ng

Vowel digraphs: ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, oo, ar, or, ur, ow, oi, ear, air, ure, er

Tricky words: he, she, we, me, be, was, you, they, all, are, my, her, see