Phonics in Tampines
What is Phonics?
Phonics is a method of teaching reading and writing by linking sounds (phonemes) to the letters or groups of letters (graphemes) that represent them in written language.
The goal of phonics instruction is to help children learn the relationships between the sounds of spoken language and the letters or groups of letters that represent those sounds in written language. This knowledge can then be used to decode words, or to spell words by encoding them. It is often used as a first approach to teach children to read and write, particularly in the English language, where the spelling of words is not always predictable from their sound.
Read Write And Spell
Our Phonics programme is geared to help our students read independently and spell confidently.
How do we do it?
Using a synthetic phonics method, we will systematically teach our students the 44 basic phonemes. Our programme includes the use of multi-sensory teaching techniques, such as visual, auditory and kinaesthetic methods, to engage children and help them to remember the sounds. We make use of a range of materials such as teacher’s books, flashcards, and games to support the teaching of phonics in the classroom.
During the course, we will guide them to blend commonly used graphemes (letter or letters representing the basic phoneme) to read words initially before moving on to sentences. Along the way, we will introduce high frequency sight words so that they will be able to read confidently. In-house reading books related to the sounds taught in class will be distributed to the students every week and students will be encouraged to read to the class the following week.
In addition, as the children progress through our course, they will be trained to listen, segment and spell words. This will greatly aid them for their future spelling and learning of the English language.
Our phonics class is conducted in a small group at our Tampines campus with a maximum of 6 students. Hence you can be sure that your child will get sufficient attention from our experienced teachers.
Contact us at 8268 4345 to find out more about our course now!
Primary 1 Preparation Course
Build a strong foundation for your child
Our Primary 1 preparation course are designed to help your child get ready for Primary 1 by focusing on the key foundational skills. We run a few classes throughout the year and each term is designed to last for 3 months. Contact us at 8268 4345 for further information.
Sequence and Ordering