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Our Lady and St. Patrick's Catholic Primary School Part of the Mater Christi Multi-Academy Trust

Scope and Sequence (Summary)

The Scope and Sequence document (located in the online Phonics Portal) gives a detailed week-by-week account of the programme from the start of Reception to the end of Year 1.


This strategic overview identifies the six phases through which children will normally progress, demonstrating how the phonics teaching sequence is linked to the introduction of GPCs in the Shared Readers and the gradual introduction of Common Exception Words.


Progression is built in throughout the programme with an increase in the level of challenge in the skills taught at each phase: