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


The determination to reach the highest standards, every day.


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


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


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

Phase 3


Once Sets 6 & 7 have been taught children learn about graphemes where more than one letter represents one sound, these are known as digraphs and trigraphs ie) the grapheme /ai/ represents one sound in the word 'rain'.

Tricky Words

These are common words which are not able to be segmented and are sometimes tricky for the children to read and write.

he   she   we   me   be   you   are   her   was   all   they   my

These can be practiced by using the different Spelling strategies found on the page below.

Useful Phase 3 Resources