Phonics for Key Stage 1

Our Phonics teaching tips for the 2014 Curriculum

We recently hosted a Phonics session for our teachers at World Class Teacher’s HQ, with the aim of introducing our supply teachers to a teaching method that has seen growing popularity.

There have been many changes in teaching phonics for the British curriculum in 2014, so we wanted all our supply teachers to be up to date and feel prepared when they enter a new classroom!

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Britain’s National Curriculum is generally split into four Key Stages, with primary school comprising Key Stages 1 and 2. The two stages help young students develop basic but important skills through a wide range of subjects.

Teaching in the primary school sector can be an incredibly rewarding experience, requiring you to help shape and open the minds of young pupils in their early stages of formal education.

As an aspiring Key Stage 1 and 2 teacher, it is important that you have a good understanding of the UK’s primary school system structure and whether you are suited to the general approach for this teaching age. Read more