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Irk Valley Community School

Respect

The importance of valuing others, listening to different viewpoints, taking care of belongings, manners, appreciating the diversity which exists in our community and beyond

Excellence

The determination to reach the highest standards, every day.

Aspiration

The desire to grow and develop, achieving the best for ourselves and each other.

Cooperation

The knowledge that working with others, asking for help when needed and supporting others to develop are the foundations of growth.

Happiness

The importance of joy in what we do, discovering our strengths and using them.

Phonics Page

At Irk Valley Community School we use the Government approved Letters and Sounds scheme for teaching Phonics. To support our teaching of Phonics we also use the Phonics Play website and Jolly Phonics.

We also use other website to support our phonics teaching such as Jolly Phonics, Phonics Play and Phonics Bug. Click on the links below to see.

Year 1 Phonics Screening

 

Last academic year the Government introduced the Year 1 Phonics screening. All children in Year 1 were given a phonics test, looking at the children's ability to read phonemes and distingusih real words from non words.A

For the academic year 2016/2017 the Year 1 Phonics Screening will take place during Summer Term. 

Congratulations

For the academic year 2015/2016 85% of our Year 1 pupils achieved the national expected level in Phonics and 100% of our Year 2 children have now passed the phonics screening test. 

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