Number 1 item on my list of 'Ten Things That Successful Phonics Schools Do' is:
Some schools call this role the 'Phonics Lead' but I like to use the term 'Literacy' because for me, phonics = basic literacy knowledge and skills. It's the foundations that, well, everything else, is built upon.
Appointing a designated leader is not only a sensible and practical measure but it also demonstrates that phonics is being recognised as important in your school.
What does the Literacy leader do?
Abigail Steel is an Education Consultant for Early Years and Primary (KS1 & 2) Language and Literacy. Her specialist area is Synthetic Phonics.
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