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Phase 3 Phonics

Here you will find the sounds and words learnt in phase 3 phonics, which follows straight on from phase 2. The rhymes are extremely important when learning these sounds - why don't you have a go with your child? Scroll down to see them.

Phase 3 Sound Rhymes

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Phase 3 High Frequency Words

These are common words which you will find in many of your child's reading books.

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Phase 3 Tricky Words

Tricky words are in every single phonics phase, and we learn these mostly by sight. Flash cards are wonderful for practising these.

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Click HERE to see a helpful phase 3 spelling booklet which includes the words that we focus on throughout this phase.