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Phonics Intent, Implementation and Impact Statement:

At Beaufort Primary School, we use the Essential Letters and Sounds (ELS) Systematic Synthetic Phonics programme. Below is a guide designed to provide information to parents and carers about Phonics at Beaufort.

Here you will find resources to support your child with their phonics learning at home:

ELS sound mat phase 2

ELS sound mat phase 3

ELS sound mat phase 5

ELS sound mat phase 5+

ELS Hard to Read and Spell words

ELS overview term by term progression chart

ELS phoneme order FS2

ELS Phoneme order year 1

How to pronounce pure sounds:


EYFS and Year 1 ebook Library Information:

Phonics ebook letter to parents and carers

Phonics ebook instructions

Phonics Screening Check:

In June each year, all children in Year 1 complete the Phonics Screening Check. Should any child not achieve the standard in Year 1, they retake the Phonics Screening Check in Year 2.