Supporting your child at home

Videos and resources to help you support your child with their phonics learning at home

Intro to RWI 4.5.22.pdf

Introduction to Read Write Inc - Parents Workshop

An overview of how we teach phonics at Hamford.

Phonics Handbook for Parents - RWI.pdf

Phonics Handbook for Parents

Information about RWI phonics, including how we teach your children phonics at school and how you are able to support your child at home.

Blending and Segmenting.mp4

Blending and Segmenting

Created to support parents and carers understand what these two skills are. Contains lots of ideas for activities you can do at home to support your child practise these skills.

Reading at home.pdf

Reading at Home

A booklet with ideas to help you when reading at home with your child.

It is very important that children pronounce each of the sounds that they learn correctly, so that they can blend effectively. It is therefore also very important that adults pronounce the sounds correctly when supporting children to learn to read.

You can access the RWI resources for parents and carers here

Some examples of the videos available are below:

External phonics resources and games that you can access at home:

PhonicsPlay - for games to help your child practise their phonics learning

Teach Your Monster To Read - a reading game for children

Alphablocks - Games and videos on the CBeebies website

PhonicsPlay Comics - Decodable simple comics that allow children to practise the sounds that they have been learning.

BookTrust storybooks and games - interactive books to read online or watch with signing